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Just as it happened in their only previous encounter 13 years ago, which was also a friendly match, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia could not be separated at the end of their second-ever meeting in Portugal on Friday, with the three-time Asian champions netting a last-gasp equaliser from a free-kick at the edge of the box that deflected off Calvin Bassey.

Fellow Algerians – Abdelhak Etchiali (first assistant), Ahmed Tamen (second assistant) and Mustapha Ghorbal (reserve referee) – will accompany Charef to the encounter billed for the Adokiye Amiesiamaka Stadium, Port Harcourt, Rivers State on September 3

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Nigeria’s number one football administrator paid glowing tributes to the contribution of ideas, toil and sacrifices of the Members of the NFF Executive Committee and Management, saying the bountiful harvests that Nigeria football reaped in year 2015 was the handiwork of a united and committed team

In camp are Captain Ahmed Musa, goalkeepers Carl Ikeme, Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Dele Alampasu, defenders Efe Ambrose, Austin Oboroakpo, Chima Akas, Jamiu Alimi, Kalu Orji, Godfrey Oboabona, Wilfred Ndidi and Elderson Echiejile, midfielders Paul Onobi, John Mikel Obi, Sylvester Igbonu and Rabiu Ibrahim, and forwards Odion Ighalo, Ezekiel Bassey, Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi and Moses Simon

The LMC supremo had challenged the players in the dressing room an hour before kick-off, to play with determination and discipline to do the nation proud and also to make a strong case for their ilk (players in the domestic League) with regards to greater consideration for places in the main Super Eagles squad