Up to 10, 000 fans might be allowed to watch the Super Eagles friendly games against Algeria and Tunisia.
The Eagles will file out against Algeria October 9 , before slugging it out with the Cartage Eagles four days later .
Both games are billed to hold at the Jacques Lemans Arena , in Austria , on October 9 .
Coach Gernot Rohr has already invited 25 players dominated by Europe – based players , with Saudi Arabia – based captain Ahmed Musa the only player coming from outside Europe .
Checks by our correspondent showed that fans might be allowed into both games with the Austrian government giving room for a maximum 10, 000 fans to watch matches in the country as the country try to relax COVID – 19 restrictions.
Visiting fans are however excluded from the stadium .
“ Football thrives on emotions , not only on the pitch but also on the stands .
So it wasn ’ t an easy decision for clubs to take , to allow as many home fans as possible and to do without visiting clubs’ fans during the coronavirus restrictions, ” Austria Bundesliga head Christian Ebenbauer said in a statement .
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