By Samuel Opio
Nigeria vs Uganda, Asaba Stadium
Tuesday 20th November 2018
The Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) has confirmed that an international friendly has been lined up for the Uganda Cranes to play the Super Eagles of Nigeria at Asaba Stadium on Tuesday 20th November 2018.
The match will come three days after the 2019 Total Nations cup qualifier between Uganda Cranes and Cape Verde at Namboole stadium.
The latest development has been confirmed by the FUFA Communications Manager Ahmed Hussein.
“The Uganda Cranes technical team will make use of the FIFA International break that runs from 12th-20th November by playing a high profile friendly with the former African Champions. Matches between these two soccer giants have always been so close since time immemorial,” said Hussein.
“A 30man contingent will depart on 18th November 2018 for the trip to Nigeria. The foreign based players in the contingent will then connect to their respective clubs after the friendly,” he added
Both Nations will field National A men’s teams. The two teams last met in 2015 when Uganda Cranes edged the Super Eagles 1-0 at Ibo Akwa Stadium.