England to play their first World Cup warm-up match against African side Nigeria at their iconic Wembley stadium. Gareth Southgate will shape his squad to prepare for the Russia competition. Indian time, telecast channels info of England vs Nigeria available here. The three Lions have started their preparations. Although it is a friendly game but Southgate knows it is much more than just a friendly game. Harry Kane who was named as the captain of England side will lead his team.
England Vs Nigeria Indian Time [IST]
According to Indian Standard Time [IST], it will start at 9:45 pm on 2 June 2018. With having a seating capacity of 90,000 the incredible Wembley stadium will host the match. Check more information below.
|Competition||2018 FIFA International Friendly|
|Date||2 June 2018|
|Time||9:45 pm [IST]|
|Seating capacity||90,000 spectators|
Telecast in India
No Indian TV channels are found for this match.
Both teams have qualified for the FIFA World Cup. England coach, Gareth Southgate and Nigerian coach, Gernot Rohr are using the friendly game to prepare their teams for next month’s World Cup in Russia.
Joe Gomez and Alfie Mawson are injured, while Jones’ club team-mate Chris Smalling was dropped by Southgate. James Tarkowski has already been taken off the standby list to have hernia surgery.
Manchester United defender Phil Jones may not be included in England’s matchday squad to play against the Super Eagles in this pre-World Cup friendly game.
England will play last warm-up match against Costa Rica before heading to Russia, while Nigeria will face the Czech Republic.
The World Cup begins on 14 June in Russia. Download schedule in Indian time.