The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play tonight against  Ukraine in an international friendly game at the Dnipro Arena.

Below are five things you need to know about the game;

  1. The Super Eagles will be using the match as preparation for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, qualifier against the Squirrels of Benin in November; while Andriy Shevchenko’s side are preparing for the 2020 European Championship.

2. This is the first time the Super Eagles will be playing together after their bronze medal achievement at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nation, AFCON, in Egypt.

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3. Paolo Valerie will be the center referee for Nigeria’s clash against Ukraine.

4. Nigeria will be without the likes of Ahmed Musa, Wilfried Ndidi and Tyronne Ebuehi due to injuries.

5. The match is scheduled to start by 7:30 pm and will be televised live on Supersports 9.

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