The Russia 2018 World Cup–bound Super Eagles contingent will meet with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa on Wednesday been today.
NFF President, Amaju Pinnick told newsmen that Wednesday’s
session will take place at the Federal Executive Council chambers at 10 a.m., just before the commencement of the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting.
Youth and Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung will present the country’s ambassadors to President Buhari, hours before they would be due to
fly to London aboard a chartered aircraft for another pre-World Cup friendly against England.
The match against England’s Three Lions is expected to take place at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. From London, the delegation will fly
into Bad Tatzmannsdorf, a city in Austria where they will spend eight days at the world –renowned Avita Resort before flying to Russia.
In-between the final camping in Austria, the team will play a final pre-World Cup friendly against the Czech Republic at the Rudolf Tonn Stadium.
Meanwhile new Super Eagles jersey hits record 3 Million Pre-Orders
The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) disclosed on its website that NIKE had received three million pre-orders of the new jerseys designed for the 21st FIFA World Cup, which would take place in Russia next month.
Mallam Shehu Dikko, who doubles as the 2nd Vice President the Chairman ofthe NFF Marketing, Sponsorship and TV Rights Committee, announced that the new Super Eagles jerseys will be released into the global market, including several NIKE shops across Nigeria, on 29th May 2018. A jersey goes for $85.