Ahead of the Super Eagles friendly against Poland to be played on Friday, we bring to you some images of the match venue and star players expected to feature in the game and their comments ahead of the match.
The Municipal Stadium built for the UEFA Euro 2012 Championship is one of the 3 biggest stadium in Poland with a capacity of 42, 771 seats and a grass surface.
Tickets for the Poland Nigeria friendly has already been sold out.
We now bring to you some quotes from some key personalities from both sides.
Ogenyi Onazi ( Nigeria )
Super Eagles assistant captain Ogenyi Onazi is not taking the game lightly, he has this to say:
“Yes it’s a friendly match, but we don’t see it as friendly, every game is important for us as we start our World Cup build-up,”
Robert Lewandowski ( Poland )
The Bayern Munich striker and captain of Poland is the highest goal scorer of Poland and one of the leading goal scorers in Europe, and he has this to say :
“For us, learning these different styles will be the first lesson of what we can expect at the World Cup.
“The friendly matches itself is the first stage of preparations for the World Cup. It is a moment to check new set-up options and show quality in a non-competitive game.
Coach Gernot Rohr ( Nigeria )
The German tactician Super Eagles manager recognizes that Nigeria has a good team with players like Iwobi, Iheanacho, Moses, Mikel but no individual talents like Okocha and kanu Nwankwo.
“We do not have such great players as Kanu or Okocha, who then shone, but the strength of this team is the team work,” Rohr told Przegląd Sportowy
‘’Our captain Obi Mikel or Victor Moses are not the players who will decide the fate of the game themselves, like the stars from the 90s.”
Coach Adam Nawalka (Poland)
“I’m very happy with my opponents. Both Nigeria and South Korea present a very similar style to our rivals at the World Cup ( Senegal and Japan ), as well as Chile in June,” Nawalka told the Poland Football Federation official website.
The Poland vs Nigeria match will be played on Friday 23rd March 2018 at 8:45pm Nigerian time. It promises to be a game of exciting attacking football.