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Gernort Rohr: Facing England will show our readiness ahead of the World Cup

Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernort Rohr has revealed  that the Senior national team will ascertain their readiness ahead of this year FIFA World Cup in Russia when they face England in an international friendly at Wembley on June 2.

The Franco-German tactician who helped Nigeria qualify for the World Cup  opined after the NFF confirmed the date of the friendly with the 3 Lions ahead of the FIFA World Cup.

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“We will be able to test our readiness for the World Cup when we meet the Three Lions at Wembley.”

Nigeria qualified for their sixth FIFA Wolrd Cup in Russia and have been drawn in group D with Argentina, Croatia and Iceland.

England have met Nigeria on two previous occasions with a 1-0 victory at Wembley in 1994 and a goalless draw at the 2002 World Cup finals in Japan.

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