The pre-world cup friendlies lined up for the Super Eagles are good enough, but skipping Asian opponents in the build up could prove costly, former national team Coach Austin Eguavoen has warned.
In the build up to the World Cup, Nigeria will play friendlies against Poland (23rd March), Serbia (27 March), DR Congo (28 March), England (2nd June) and Czech Republic (6th June).
However, Eguavoen, who also represented Nigeria at the 1994 World Cup, insists picking opponents from every continent to reflect the uncertainty of the tournament would do the team a lot of good.
Speaking with Brila.net the former Super Eagles Captain stressed that for any team to progress beyond to the latter stages of the World Cup, they need to play at least one team from every other continent, in preparatory matches.
Meanwhile, after the victory against Argentina in an international friendly last year and announcement of the list of tune up games, the NFF also confirmed the Eagles could play a friendly before the world cup, but against a yet to be decided opponent.