The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play a friendly against Congo DR in Port Harcourt on May 27, 2018, a source in the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has said. The game is meant to be the final warm-up match for the Gernot Rohr-led side before the World Cup in Russia.
“The match against DRC will now be played in Port Harcourt,” a top official informed SCORENigeria.
The source said Abuja and Uyo were also considered but the former was dropped due to the bad state of its facilities.
Newsbreak.ng recalls that Port Harcourt had been the venue of the Eagles’ 2002 World up qualifiers.