Brazil 2014: Nigeria’s friendly matches to be shown live

The Nigeria vs. Scotland match will be played at 8:00 p.m. on May 28.

The three friendly matches to be played by the Super Eagles of Nigeria in preparation for the 2014 World Cup will be shown live to television stations, officials have said.

The Super Eagles will play friendly matches against Scotland (May 28), Greece (June 3), and USA (June 7). The World Cup proper in Brazil starts on June 12 while Nigeria will play her first match on June 16 against Iran.

The friendly matches will be shown live on Supersport, a DSTV station, and AIT.

The General Manager of Supersport, Felix Awogu, confirmed to PREMIUM TIMES that the matches will be shown.
“Yes, it will be shown live on Supersport. I can assure you,” he said of the Scotland match while confirming same for other matches.

The head of AIT Sports, Tunde Orebiyi, also confirmed that the station would air the matches.

“We are going to show the three friendly matches on AIT, they will be live on TV” he said.

The spokesperson of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Ademola Olajire, told PREMIUM TIMES on Friday morning that the Nigeria vs. Scotland match will take place at night.

“The match will be played at 8 p.m. their own (U.K.) time,” he said

The friendly match against Scotland will be played at the Fulham stadium in London before the Super Eagles travel to the U.S. to continue their preparations for the Brazil 2014 World Cup.


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