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Nigeria line up four World Cup frendlies

Last Updated: 3/16/2010 8:03:34 PM

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Nigerian has confirmed four pre-World Cup friendly matches for the Super Eagles giving new coach Lars Lagerback an opportunity to run an eye over possible selections for the World Cup.....

Nigeria confirms four World Cup friendlies
Nigeria confirms four World Cup friendlies

The NFF says the team will play against North Korea, Paraguay, Colombia and Ukraine on dates to be announced soon.

The Eagles' new coach Lars Lagerback had requested for the games before they head for the finals in South Africa.

Three of the matches will be played at yet to be decided venues in London, while the game against North Korea will be played in Pyongyang.

Coach Lagerback had said right after resuming work last week that, it was important the team plays these games in order to become a cohesive unit and the NFF agree with him.

"We're on the side of the coach," NFF Secretary-General Bolaji Ojo-Oba told BBC Sport "And we want to give him all the needed support expected of us.

"Considering the fact that there are no Fifa free dates between now and the World Cup, we have sorted out the top four games he craved," he continued.

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