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After Portugal, Super Eagles get another World Cup-bound team in friendly

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Super Eagles have set up another friendly natch against a World Cup-bound team for November having previously gotten Portugal in an involvement 

The Nigerian senior national has gotten a friendly against Costa Rica slated for the 11th of November, 2022.

Costa Rica are headed to the 2022 World Cup where they will face Spain, Germany and Japan in group E of the mundial.

Nigeria had previously secured a friendly against Portugal, whom they will now face six days after slugging it out against the Costa Ricans.

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The Super Eagles lost their last international friendly game against Algeria 2-1 in Oran, and the result has led to the team getting lowered in ranking.

Nigeria now rank 32nd in the world, one place below Costa Rica who moved up in the rankings for September.

The Super Eagles have secured major friendly games despite missing out on the World Cup and will use the games as preparations for next year’s AFCON qualifiers.

The games will also serve as the first round of games under the administration of new NFF President, Ibrahim Gusau.

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