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Revealed: Algeria Request Change Of Venue For Friendly Vs Super Eagles

Revealed:  Algeria Request  Change Of Venue For Friendly Vs Super Eagles

The original venue for Friday’s international friendly between Nigeria and Algeria
was changed on the request of the Algeria Football Federation, Completesports.com reports.

The match between the two African nations was initially scheduled to take place at the Jacques Lemans Arena.

It will now hold at the Worthersee Stadium in Klangefurt.

“It is at the request of the Algerian Football Federation (FAF) that this change takes place in order to allow the two teams to evolve in a larger enclosure and on an excellent lawn” , a local official was quoted by DZ Football.

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The 30-000 capacity stadium is the home ground of Austrian second division club Austria Klangefurt.

The Stadium is situated within the Sportpark Klangefurt campus.

The friendly encounter which is a rematch of the 2019 African Cup of Nations semi-final which Algeria won 2-1 courtesy of Riyad Mahrez’s late winner will kick-off at 7:30pm Nigerian time.

The Super Eagles will face Tunisia in another friendly at the Jacques Lemans Arena next week Tuesday.

Algeria will come up against the El Tri of Mexico same day in the Netherlands.

By Adeboye Amosu

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  • Chris 3 years ago

    Algeria? It’s in there DNA to be tricky in every opportunity.

    You will not see it coming until the deed is done and you look back to wonder why you did not see it coming.

    For goodness sake, this is a friendly but this Algeria? They do not plan to lose against Nigeria. QED.


  • Steve 3 years ago

    I love the change of venue , Super Eagles is bigger than that tiny venue initially marked for the game, I know NFF will not say anything , inferiority complex , thank you Algeria for noticing that and rigging the right change in Venue !!

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