The Nigeria’s Super Eagles square up against Serbia in an international friendly game at the Hive Stadium, London this night.
Gernota Rohr tutored boys will seek to continue their impressive runs of form against European opponents recently after 1-0 victory over the sixth ranked Poland side last Friday. The three time African champions have continued to soar under the guidance of German tactician and are yet to lose any of their last six international games.
Despite missing inspirational skipper, John Mikel Obi on Friday, they continued their preparation for the 2018 Russia World Cup on a flying note by upsetting Robert Lewandowski’s led Poland 1-0 in Wroclaw, thanks to Victor Moses’ strike from the penalty spot. The new arrivals, Junior Ajayi, Gabriel Okechukwu, and Mikel Agu called up to replace captain John Obi Mikel, further give Gernot Rohr more latitude as the players continue to fight for a place in the World Cup.
No doubt, the victory will boost their morale going into this tie, more importantly coming few months after stunning the runners-up at Brazil 2014 World Cup Argentina.
Serbia on the other hands, will square up against Eagles to correct their mistakes that saw them suffered defeat in the hands of the Atlas Lions of Morocco 2-1 on Friday night at the Italian city of Turin.
Coach Mladen Krstajic will parade top players like Manchester United’s Nemanja Matić, Branislav Ivanović Aleksandar Kolarov and Aleksandar Mitrovic.