Argentina vs Nigeria friendly moved to an undisclosed date

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The game which was Initially slated to hold in China, has now been shifted and will occur at an undisclosed date in March.

The venue change follows a dispute between Argentine superstar Lionel Messi and Chinese soccer authorities.

Messi’s refusal to participate in a friendly match between his club, Inter Miami, and Hong Kong X1 due to a groin injury stirred controversy, leading to the cancellation of the planned game in China.

In light of these developments, Argentina will also engage in a friendly match against El Salvador in March, part of their preparation for upcoming fixtures.

For Nigeria, the friendly will serve as preparation for the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against South Africa and Benin Republic scheduled for June.

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