Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have released Super Eagles 2018 FIFA World Cup preparation program.
Nigeria have been drawn in Group B of the World Cup alongside Argentina, Croatia and Iceland.
To prepare for the World Cup in Russia, the NFF have concluded preparation plans for the Super Eagles.
NFF president Amaju Pinnick unveiled the 2018 FIFA World Cup preparation program of the Super Eagles
NFF unveiled this plans to the media at a press conference at the Eko Hotels and Suites on Wednesday, January 17.
Jersey unveil, camping and friendlies
The preparation for the World Cup proper kicks off on Wednesday, February 7 when the NFF will unveil the new Nike jersey in London.
NFF and Nike will unveil Super Eagles World Cup jersey in February 7.
Up next is the friendly game against Poland which will hold in Warsaw on Friday, March 23.
Four days later, the Super Eagles will then travel to London to face Serbia in another friendly game on Tuesday, March 27.
First Phase Camping
The first phase of camping ahead of the World Cup will begin in Abuja, Nigeria from Tuesday, May 22 to Wednesday, May 30.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will camp in Nigeria ahead of the World Cup.
In between the first phase of camping, the Super Eagles of Nigeria will play DR Congo in another friendly game on May, January 28.
The World Cup contingent will then head to London for the friendly game against England on Saturday, June 2.
The same night, the NFF will hold a sponsor and partners event in London.
Second Phase Camping
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will continue another phase of camping, this time in Austria from Sunday, June 3 to Monday, June 11.
Nigeria’s next friendly will be against the Czech Republic in Austria on Wednesday, June 6 before another warm-up game against a yet to be identified South American team on Tuesday, June 9.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will then head to their World Cup in Yessentuki Russia before they kick off their 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign on Saturday, June 16 against Croatia.
Key Dates And International Friendly Fixtures
– NIKE to launch official kit in London: Wednesday, February 7
– Friendly Vs Poland in Warsaw: Friday, March 23
– Friendly Vs Serbia in London: Tuesday, March 27
– First Phase Camping in Abuja/Uyo: Tuesday, May 22 to Wednesday, May 30.
– Friendly Vs DR Congo in Abuja/Uyo: Monday, May 28
– Friendly Vs England in London. (Same night, Sponsors/Partners event in London): Saturday, June 2.
– Second Phase camping in Austria: Sunday, June 3 to Monday, June 11.
– Friendly Vs Czech Republic in Austria: Wednesday, June 6.
– Friendly Vs TBC in Austria: Tuesday, June 9
– Close camp at team base camp in Yessentuki: Sunday, June 3 to Monday, June 11.
Source: Cheer On Nigeria