Recall that the senior national team was expected to face Liberia in June in the 2022 World Cup qualifier before the qualifiers were postponed to September due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
According to the Fifa Council member Pinnick Amaju; “We want to keep the Super Eagles busy in this coming next month knowing fully well bulk of the leagues in Europe would have come to an end.
“After they rest a while, they should engage in top grade friendly in order to keep the boys in better shape ahead of World Cup qualifiers which is crucial for us as a Nation,” he added.
The Three-time AFCON champions recently qualified for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon after topping Group L unbeaten. They qualified from a group that consists of Sierra Leone, Lesotho, and Benin.