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Nigeria's Alex Iwobi and Victor Moses gear up for England friendly as head coach Gernot Rohr and ground staff test waterlogged Wembley pitch Nigeria gear up for their friendly with England with training session at Wembley Ground staff had to test the waterlogged pitch to see if it was suitable to train on The Super Eagles were given the green light to continue their preparations 

By Sam Mcevoy For Mailonline

Published: 19:36 BST, 1 June 2018 | Updated: 19:36 BST, 1 June 2018

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Nigeria kicked off preparations for their friendly against England with a splash as the Wembley ground staff deemed the drenched pitch usable for their training session.

After some ball-bounce tests and further examination, Alex Iwobi and Co were given the green light to proceed in the empty 90,000-seater stadium.

Chelsea full back Victor Moses was present for the session after returning from his second honeymoon following the Blues' triumph in the FA Cup final.

Nigeria train in an empty Wembley Stadium as they gear up for their friendly with England

Nigeria train in an empty Wembley Stadium as they gear up for their friendly with England

Wembley ground staff test out the surface after heavy rain soaked the pitch on Friday

Wembley ground staff test out the surface after heavy rain soaked

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