Pinnick Meets English FA Boss, Seeks Friendly Ties

If the meeting between the president of the Nigeria Football Federation and the English FA Chairman Greg Dyke is anything to go by, then there is the possibility that the Super Eagles and England could play against each other in an international friendly match in the nearest future.
According to the thefa.com, Pinnick, who was elected last September, was in London on business and travelled to the national stadium for a private meeting.

The discussions included reference to Mr Pinnick’s appreciation for English football and his desire to foster closer links between the NFF and The English FA.

Although there are no plans in the foreseeable future for a senior men’s international between England and Nigeria, it was agreed dialogue be kept open between the two countries.
Pinnick and Dyke will be present at the FIFA Congress to be held in Zurich at the end of the month.

The last time both countries met was at the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Korea/Japan which ended 0-0.

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