Super Eagles team B will play Ethiopia in an international friendly ahead of their debut appearance in the 2014 African Nations Championships (CHAN).
The warm-up match has been scheduled for Saturday January 4 in Abuja.
Ethiopia, who have been pitched with Ghana, Congo and Libya in Group C of the next month’s tournament, requested for the friendly and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have finally consented to it, according to Brila FM.
The coach Sewnet Bishaw-led squad are expected to fly into the country on Friday, January 3.
Nigeria has been pitted against hosts South Africa, Mozambique and Mali in Group A of the tournament.
Coach Stephen Keshi had demanded for an international friendly before the team departs for South Africa on January 7.
Monday morning’s 2-2 draw against Glo Premier League champions, Kano Pillars, was the fifth of the warm-up matches involving the South Africa-bound team and domestic opponents.