Portugal begin preparation for Super Eagles friendly

The Selecao of Portugal will begin preparations for the friendly against Nigeria on Monday (today).

The first training session, according to Portuguese daily news outlet, Diario de Noticias, is billed for the Cidade do Futebol.

Head coach, Fernandos Santos is expected to take charge of the session which will start at 5pm.

The first 15 minutes will be open to the media.

The former European champions are using the friendly to prepare for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

The Super Eagles failed to qualify for the competition after losing in the playoff to perennial rivals, Ghana.

Portugal are in Group H with Ghana, Uruguay and South Korea.

Thursday’s encounter will hold at the Estadio Jose Alvalade, Lisbon. Kick off is 7.45pm Nigeria time.

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