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Nigeria U23 to take on Mexico in a friendly game


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Nigeria has confirmed there will be a friendly match between its Olympic team and the U23 National Team of Mexico in Mexico on Saturday, 2nd July.

NFF’s FIFA Match Agent, Jairo Pachon of Eurodata Sport stated on Tuesday that the match will take place at the Aguascalientes Stadium, home ground of newly promoted top tier club, Necaxa FC.

The match is scheduled to start at 8.30pm Mexican time.

The NFF announced that after the friendly, the Nigeria U23 squad will continue its training camp in the United States of America and will play Charleston Battery FC in Atlanta on Saturday, 16th July. A game against the Honduras U23 team is also being consummated for 27th July.

1996 champions Nigeria will play Sweden, Colombia and Japan in the group stage of the men’s football tournament of this year’s Olympic Games in Brazil.

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