Super Eagles land in Russian Federation

Doug Mendoza
June 13, 2018

The Super Eagles have settled down at their Sanatorium Istochnik Hotel, Essentuki team base camp at the 2018 World Cup and had their first training (open session) on Tuesday from 5pm Russian time.

Bayern Munich of Germany and Austria worldwide defender David Alaba has revealed that he loves Nigeria and would have loved to play for the Super Eagles but for circumstances beyond his control.

The Super Eagles will train again on Wednesday evening, before flying to Kaliningrad on Thursday for their first match of the 2018 World Cup against Croatia on Saturday at the 35,000 -capacity Kaliningrad Arena.

Nigeria was among the teams that jetted into Russian Federation on Monday night, but it wasn't their arrival that fascinated fans but how they arrived.

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They donned white hats with green ribbons to complement the elegant design on their white garments.

Players and officials of the Nigerian national football team arrived at Mineralnye Vody International Airport on June 11, 2018, ahead of the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup football tournament. "Can we buy this one or it's already sold out too?".

They are the last team in Group D to arrive in Russian Federation for the tournament, with Argentina and Iceland jetting in on Saturday.

10 - No player wearing the Super Eagles" iconic number 10 jersey has scored a goal at the World Cup: Austin "Jay-Jay' Okocha (1994, 1998, 2002), Brown Ideye (2010), John Mikel Obi (2014).

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