The national team is on the serious look out for any friendly match to keep the Super Eagles players in tip-top shape
After the cancellation of the proposed friendly match with Arsenal that was originally fixed for August 4, the technical committee of the Nigeria Football Federation is now looking for any match against countries that play a similar style to Liberia.
This is to help the team prepare for its September 8 date against the Lone Stars in the final round qualifier for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.
"We are making arrangements to ensure that the Eagles play a friendly next month to help us prepare for the match against Liberia,” Keshi said to mtnfootball.com.
"It’s a FIFA-free window so I expect some of my foreign based players to be available for the game.
“I cannot confirm to you who our opponents would be, but I do know that the NFF technical department have opened talks with some West Africa countries that play similar football like Liberia."
Keshi added that Liberia cannot be fully judged with the friendly match loss to the Eagles in March.
“That was a friendly and this is a competitive game, so we need to prepare very well for the encounter. We must not under rate them,” he added.