Serbia lists Matic, Ivanovic 22 others for Super Eagles friendly


Ahead of the much awaited pre-world cup friendly match between Serbia senior men’s team and Nigeria’s Super Eagles, the Serbia football federation has released the names of 24 players that will face Nigeria in London.

Technical adviser of the Super Eagles Gernot Rohr had earlier released his list of 28 players that will prosecute the match on March 27.

Prominent on the list of Serbian players includes two former Chelsea stars, Nemanja Matic who is now a Manchester United player and Ivanovic who presently plays for Russia side Zenith St Petersburg.

Serbia’s football governing body released the list via their official twitter handle on Saturday afternoon.

Njgeria and Serbia have never met before at international level and this will be an avenue to size up each other with the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia to come in June.

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