Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi believes the friendly against England is a “big occasion and a big match” for the teams.
Nigeria will prepare for the world cup with a friendly against the Three Lions on 2nd June and Mikel revealed everyone in the team is looking forward to it.
“The match comes up only two weeks before our first match at the FIFA World Cup. It will be a big occasion and a big match for both teams as we both look forward to our respective first matches in Russia.
“England is a special place for me having spent so many years playing there, and it is one country I love to go to. We (Super Eagles) are already talking to ourselves and everyone is looking forward to the game,” Mikel was quoted on the NFF’s official website.