Austria ready to host super Eagles’ friendlies despite COVID-19

Super Eagles of Nigeria
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• ‘ still observing situation’ 

The Nigeria Federation () has disclosed that is ready to host the ’ international friendly games against Tunisia and Algeria next month.

Media Director, Ademola Olajire, said the instant response of the n embassy by issuing visas to players and officials travelling to their country for the warm up games indicated that it is keen to hosting the matches despite the spike in COVID-19 cases reported in the European country last week.

He assured Nigerians that the would continue monitoring situations in to ascertain its readiness to host the teams expected for the matches.

“I believe the ns are ready and that was the reason they granted visas in good time to our players and officials. Nevertheless, we are still watching the situation and as I said before, we will never endanger our players and officials,” Olajire said.

Also speaking on the friendlies, Spokesman, Toyin Ibitoye, said the logistics for the international friendlies have been taken care of, adding, however, that the games would be played without spectators.

Nigeria will battle with Algeria on October 9 and Tunisia four days later in . The matches are meant to keep the in good shape for their forthcoming African Nations Cup qualifiers.

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