By Johnny Edward:
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will depart the shores of the country on Wednesday aboard a chartered flight to London for Saturday’s international friendly against England at the Wembley Stadium, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
The Eagles are seeking Nigeria’s first win against England after losing 1-0 in 1995 and playing a 0-0 draw with the Three Lions at the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Korea and Japan.
The 2013 African Champions who played a 1-1 draw with DR Congo in Monday’s pre-World Cup friendly game will leave Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Tuesday morning for Abuja.
Gernot Rohr and his team are expected to take part in a seminar on wealth creation, investment opportunities and portfolio management, at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja on Tuesday afternoon.
They will also meet with President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR) in the evening of same day, according to a statement from the communications department of the Nigeria Football Federation.
Nigeria will also play Czech Republic on June 8 before their first Group D game at the World Cup against Croatia on June 16 in Kaliningrad. The will face Iceland on June 22 in Volgograd before confronting Argentina in Saint Petersburg on June 26.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will leave the shores of Nigeria on Wednesday – May 30, aboard a chartered flight to London for their international friendly against England on Saturday, June 2.
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