The Nigeria National ‘A’ Men’s Football Team the ‘Super Eagles’ will face Senegal in an international friendly under the lights on Thursday evening.
Undefeated in their World Cup qualifying campaign, the Super Eagles are currently top of Group B of the African Football Confederation (CAF) World Cup 2018 Qualifiers.
Senegal are ranked 31st in the FIFA world rankings and will provide a stern test to Gernot Rohr’s side, with Nigeria currently ranked 41st and ten places below Senegal.
The friendly game will provide important preparation for the Super Eagles’ up coming World Cup qualifying matches against Cameroon, Zambia and Algeria.
Nigeria’s squad features several players that Bees fans will recognise from the English game:
Carl Ikeme (Wolverhampton Wanderers, England); Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United, South Africa); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (FC IfeanyiUbah)
Leon Balogun (FSV Mainz 05, Germany); William Paul Ekong (KAA Gent, Belgium); Kenneth Omeruo (Alanyaspor FC, Turkey); Uche Henry Agbo (Granada FC, Spain); Abdullahi Shehu (Anorthosis Famagusta, Cyprus); Musa Muhammed (FC Zeljeznicar, Bosnia Herzegovina); Tyronne Ebuehi (ADO Den Haag, The Netherlands); Elderson Echiejile (Sporting Gijon, Spain); Kingsley Madu (Zulte Waregem, Belgium); Chidozie Awaziem (FC Porto, Portugal)
Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor FC, Turkey); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Oghenekaro Etebo (CD Feirense, Portugal); John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel)
Ahmed Musa (Leicester City, England); Kelechi Iheanacho (Manchester City, England); Moses Simon (KAA Gent, Belgium); Victor Moses (Chelsea FC, England); Alex Iwobi (Arsenal FC, England); Isaac Success (Watford FC, England); Noah Joel Bazee (Hannover 96, Germany); Victor Osimhen (Wolfsburg FC, Germany)
Liverpool’s Sadio Mane headlines a Senegal squad full with quality players that include Everton’s Idrissa Gana, Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly, Cheikhou Kouyate and giant centre back Kara Mbodj.
Tickets are still available from £10 for adults and £5 for juniors, and can be purchased below:
0208 381 3800 (Ext. 1100 or 1101)
The Hive, Barnet Football Club, Camrose Avenue, London HA8 6AG