The senior national team of Nigeria will take on the Algeria national team in an international friendly game on the 27th of September in the newly built stadium in Oran.
Algeria were initially billed to . against the Black Stars of Ghana but after failing to find an agreement, the Algeria FA were left with either .ing against Nigeria or Mali but an agreement has been reached with Nigeria.
An announcement is said to be imminent from both federations after both bodies agreed to the game. It will be the third time both countries will be up against each other in three years with Algeria winning two of the last games including the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi final game.
Overall they will be facing each other for the 21st time with both nations looking to rebuild after missing out on qualification for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Algeria still have head coach Djamal Belmadi at the helm despite the disappointment.
For Nigeria, the team now have a new coach in Jose Peseiro who has so far won the first two competitive games as coach after losing his first two friendly games.