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Super Eagles to play World Champions Argentina in March friendly


January 31, 2024

The Argentine Football Federation has announced that Nigeria and Argentina will clash in a senior international friendly match in the city of Hangzhou, China, on a yet-to-be-announced date in March.

The game is scheduled to take place at the Olympics Sports Centre stadium, which hosted a couple of football games during the 2008 Summer Olympics in the country.

The Albiceleste will face another African side, Ivory Coast, at the Workers’ Stadium in Beijing days later

The friendly will be the first meeting between the sides after Argentina’s 2-1 victory over Nigeria at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Nigeria’s last victory against the side was a 4-2 win in a friendly game in 2017.