Nigeria, Senegal meet in heavyweight clash in London

West African heavyweights Nigeria and Senegal will meet in a friendly international at the Hive Stadium in London on Thursday night, kick-off at 10pm CAT.

Both teams will be using the match as preparation for group phase qualifiers in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, which get underway with matchday one fixtures in June.

The Super Eagles have been drawn in Group E and will begin their campaign with a clash at home to South Africa, while the Teranga Lions start their Group A campaign by hosting Equatorial Guinea.

Nigeria and Senegal have met in 15 official international matches according to FIFA’s statistical database.

The Super Eagles have claimed eight wins compared to four for the Teranga Lions, while three matches have been drawn.

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