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Head-To-Head: History favours Nigeria over Togo ahead friendly clash

Head-To-Head: History favours Nigeria over Togo ahead friendly clash

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are set to battle the Hawks of Togo in a much anticipated friendly clash on Thursday, June 1, at the Stade Municipal, France.

NAIJ.com can authoritatively report that both teams are not new to each other as they have previously met at the senior level 16 times.

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The Eagles have won six of those encounters, drawing 7, and losing 3 to the Hawks.

Although both nations have not met each other for more than two decades, history favours Nigeria for the friendly encounter.

Head-To-Head: History favours Togo over Nigeria ahead of friendly clash

The Super Eagles of Nigeria.

Their last meeting was a goalless draw at the 1991 AFCON games.

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The Nigerian national team are using this friendly as preparation for their upcoming 2019 AFCON qualifiers against South Africa at the Godswill Akpabio stadium in Uyo on June 10.

Checkout the head-to-head stats between both African nations as shown below;

September 30, 1956: Nigeria v Togo D 1-1 International Friendly

November 30, 1964: Togo v Nigeria L 2-1 International Friendly

March 6, 1966: Togo v Nigeria D 2-2 International Friendly

April 9, 1966: Nigeria v Togo D 1-1 International Friendly

March 31, 1967: Nigeria v Togo W 4-2 Africa Cup of Nations

April 4, 1967: Togo v Nigeria L 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations

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May 31, 1967: Nigeria v Togo W 3-1 International Friendly

April 26, 1975: Nigeria v Togo W 1-0 International Friendly

October 26, 1979: Nigeria v Togo D 2-2 International Friendly

December 16, 1983: Togo v Nigeria L 5-2 CEDEAO Cup

July 29, 1986: Nigeria v Togo D 2-2 CEDEAO Cup

February 8, 1987: Nigeria v Togo W 3-1 West Africa Nations Cup

March 28, 1987: Nigeria v Togo W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations

April 12, 1987: Togo v Nigeria D 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations

August 18, 1990: Nigeria v Togo W 3-0 Africa Cup of Nations

January 21, 1991: Togo v Nigeria D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations

Meanwhile, you can see NAIJ.com's video of the Super Eagles training ahead of the World Cup qualifiers;

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