Nigeria will take on the Mexican national football team on March 5 in their first preparatory game for the 2014 Fifa World Cup Brazil.
The Nigeria Football Federation confirmed the friendly after receiving green light from their Central American counterparts, Mexico and organisers.
The match is scheduled to be played in the United States of America by Soccer United Marketing (SUM), the Mexican Football Federation’s US Representatives, with the co-operation of Eurodata Sport, who are Nigeria Football Federation’s exclusive match agent.
Mexico will battle African opponent Cameroon in Group A of the Fifa World Cup that parades the host Brazil and Croatia while Stephen Keshi’s men will battle South American giants Argentina, Iran and Bosnia-Herzegovina in Group F.
The Coach Stephen Keshi led Super Eagles of Nigeria will again return to the United States of America for a tune-up game against El Tri of Mexico at the Georgia Dome and AT&T Stadium in Atlanta in preparation for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
The clash will be exactly nine months after both countries last met, playing out a 2-2 draw at the Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas.