14th January, 2015
The Super Eagles will begin training for their international friendly against Yemen in Dubai, UAE today.
The Eagles are scheduled to take on the Asian side in Saturday’s friendly following a last minute withdrawal by Falcons of Jediane
Nigeria will face Yemen in their last game of their foreign tour to the United Arab Emirates after Sudan pulled out of the game.
Eagles arrived Dubai by road on Tuesday afternoon and are staying at the Time Grand Plaza Hotel. The team will resume training for Al-Yemen A’Sa’eed on Wednesday.
The Sudanese were brought as a replacement for Mali as the Federation Malienne de Football had to rescind to face Nigeria as it will affect their camping exercise for their Africa Cup of Nations outing billed for Equatorial Guinea.
The Secretary General of the Yemen Football Federation, Dr Hamid Alshaibani, has sent a letter to the organizers a copy which was made available to the NFF accepting to test the might of his side against the Eagles.
The game against the Yemeni national team will be played at the Sevens Stadium in Dubai.