The Mexico national team will return to Los Angeles to face Nigeria in a friendly game as part of their preparation prior to the start of the Gold Cup tournament. The game against Nigeria will be on 3 July at the historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (LA Coliseum).
The Super Eagles who have qualified for the African cup of Nations in Cameroon next year where due to begin their Qatar 2022 Fifa Worldcup qualifiers in a double header clash against Liberia and Cape Verde which was earlier scheduled for June before its postponement by CAF which meant the International window is now open for an international friendly.
This will be the sixth meetings between this two side the history book say, The ‘Super Eagles have drawn four games and lost once; The last time they faced each other was in Atlanta, Georgia in 2014 playing out a 0-0 draw.
Mexico will have four preparation matches,
The game against Nigeria will be the fourth friendly for Mexico as part of the 2021 MexTour this summer. They will be playing in Dallas, Atlanta and Nashville before the CONCACAF Gold Cup starts on 10 July.
For the game in Los Angeles, California fans will be allowed in the stadium following the health protocols of the health department.