Super Eagles To Play First Ever Clash With Ukraine In International Friendly

Super Eagles is set to play its first  Clash with Ukraine in international friendly. This will be the first meeting between both nations.


The eastern Europeans are currently participating in the Euro 2020 qualifiers and their squad have been in action in the last few days.


Unlike the west Africans who last assembled their squad for the AFCON 2019 tournament which ended in July.

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Ukraine are currently sitting comfortably in Group B ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal after recording a 3-0 over Lithuania.


But Nigeria’s last international engagement was a third/fourth playoffs with Tunisia on July 17, which ended 1-0 in favour of the three-time African champions.


Gernot Rohr’s men will be without Tyronne Ebuehi, Wilfred Ndidi and Henry Onyekuru who pulled out of the squad after recovering from respective injuries.


Kenneth Omeruo has also excused himself for the tie but new faces like goalkeeper Maduka Okoye, Anderson Esiti, Josh Maja, Dennis Bonaventure and Joe Aribo aer expected to make their debuts.


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