NFF Confirms Three Test Games For F/Eagles

–U-20 team to tackle Hoffenheim, Nurnberg, Freiburg in Germany

The Flying Eagles will play three test matches against the U23 teams of German Bundesliga clubs Hoffenheim, Nurnberg and Freiburg, officials have announced.

The Nigeria U20 team will tackle Hoffenheim U23s on May 12 in Hoffenheim with kick-off time put at 3pm local time, which is 4pm Nigerian time.

Three days later they tackle the U23 team of Nurnberg at their training ground in SudwestPark in Nurnberg by 4.30pm.

These two matches will be able to give coach Manu Garba and his assistants the chance to run a final rule over the players they will pick for their final 21-man squad for the World Cup.

Nigeria will submit a final squad to FIFA on May 15.Their final test match is slated for Freiburg against the U23 team of Freiburg on May 19 by 2.30pm.

The team are due to fly out to New Zealand via Australia from Germany on May 23.

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