Super Eagles arrive Russia For World Cup

Super Eagles arrive Russia For World Cup
June 12 11:47 2018

Players and officials of the Super Eagles have arrived Russia ahead of Russia 2018 World Cup which commences on Thursday.

The team arrived at the Mineralnye Vody International Airport on Monday night.

The Eagles departed from Austria earlier on Monday with native attires as they chose to be different from the other 31 teams who were mostly cladded in suits on arrival.

This is Nigeria’s sixth appearance at the World Cup since making a debut show at the USA 1994.

The team will be hoping to make it to the quarter finals for the first time ever.

The Super Eagles’ first match in Russia is against Croatia on Saturday, before other group games against Iceland and Argentina.

Coach Gernot Rohr and his men will resume training on Wednesday ahead of the group opener against the Croats.

Team captain John Mikel Obi told journalists at the airport that the boys were in high spirit and would be ready to go for victory in their first outing on Saturday.