Super Eagles players and officials currently at the teams camp in Austria will embark on a compulsory coronavirus test today, October 8 ahead of the friendly against African champions, Algeria.
The team is expected to go through the same process before next Tuesday's friendly against the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia.
It would be recalled that two of the players currently in camp Paul Onuachu and Samuel Kalu tested positive at their respective clubs before now, Complete Sports said.
“This Covid-19 test has been made mandatory by FIFA,” disclosed Eagles spokesman Toyin Ibitoye.
“The tests will be conducted 24 hours before each of the matches.”
Friday’s encounter against Algeria will take place at the Worthersee Stadium, Klangefurt. Kick-off is 7.30pm Nigerian time.
The friendly encounter against Tunisia will hold at the Jacques Lemans Arena.