England confirm Nigeria friendly

England last played a game in Yorkshire in 2002 when they lost 2-1 to Italy at Elland Road

England have confirmed they will be playing friendly matches against Nigeria and Costa Rica as part of their preparations for the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russian Federation.

The match will be the third between Nigeria and England, who are preparing for the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup.

Southgate had initially planned for three games in June prior to the squad's departure for Russian Federation, but sources have told ESPN FC that he has now settled on two fixtures in order to spend more time fine-tuning the team's preparations at the National Football Centre at St George's Park. "We played Argentina (in November 2017) without even knowing we were going to be in the same group at the Finals".

Southgate added, "We want to expose the team to different styles and different experiences".

England will conclude pool play against Group G top seeds Belgium on Jun 28.

Rohr told the nff.com official website:"This is good news for myself and the entire team".

"We have other matches and programmes for the team, and we will soon roll out the entire plan for matches, camping sites and training camps, " he said in the statement.

Speaking about the two games, England's manager, Gareth Southgate, said, "We are going into a World Cup where we will play African and Central American opposition, so we get that with the games against Nigeria and Costa Rica". England are very strong now and I believe they will give us a very good match.

The Super Eagles already have a confirmed date with Poland (1974 and 1982 World Cup bronze medalists, and who play Senegal, Colombia and Japan in Group H in Russia) in Warsaw on 23rd March.

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