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Eagles Battle Angola in Pretoria

Ahead of the 4th African Nations Championship (CHAN), the Super Eagles will today confront the Palancas Negras of Angola in an international friendly in Pretoria, South Africa.

The encounter would be used to fine tune the Nigerian team ahead of the CHAN tournament slated to commence January 16 in Rwanda.

Head coach, Sunday Oliseh who has been with the team in Pretoria expressed optimism about the match adding that he was happy with the level of fitness in the team.

The skilful Angolan team finished as runner-up at the 2nd African Nations Championship in Sudan five years ago, while Nigeria finished in third place at the last edition in South Africa held in 2014.

Oliseh further confirmed that the Super Eagles will also face the Ivory Coast on January 11.