FIFA World Cup Trophy To Arrive In Nigeria In March

FIFA World Cup Trophy To Arrive In Nigeria In March

The World Cup trophy will arrive in Nigeria on Saturday, 3 March 2018, the Nigeria Football Federation have announced.

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will be competing for the trophy in Russia after qualifying from Africa’s Group B of the elimination series.

“We have confirmation now. The World Cup trophy will be in Nigeria on 3rd March 2018,” NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, told on Wednesday.

The draw ceremony for the Russia 2018 World Cup will take place at The Kremlin in Moscow on 1 December.

The FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour is usually a chance to see the original FIFA World CuptTrophy, and this time, fans from all over the world will have the opportunity of seeing the trophy and having their photo taken with it from 9 September 2017 to 7 June 2018 across the world.

The 21st FIFA World Cup finals will be staged in 12 venues in 11 cities in Russia from 14 June and to 15 July, 2018.

The venues are Ekaterinburg Arena (Ekaterinburg); Kaliningrad Stadium (Kaliningrad); Kazan Arena (Kazan); Luzhniki Stadium and Spartak Stadium (both in Moscow); Nizhny Novgorod Stadium (Nizhny Novgorod); Rostov Arena (Rostov-on-Don); Saint Petersburg Stadium (Saint Petersburg); Samara Arena (Samara); Mordovia Arena (Saransk); Fisht Stadium (Sochi) and; Volgograd Arena (Volgograd).


  • Wow what a beautiful trophy. Nigeria abeg make una battle well well oh.

  • Well come to what will be ur new home soon

  • Pls bring it to my house let Ronald and Messi come and beg for it from me

  • omo9ja 1 year ago

    The World Cup trophy is coming to where it belongs to which is Nigeria and Abuja straight. That is what the 2018 will brings to Nigeria. So Shall it be. In sha Allah. Ameen. God bless Nigeria!!!

  • Achi 1 year ago

    When it touches down in Nigeria, we’ll see that the prized cup is for real. Nigerians will only be satisfied when the cup makes a second journey back. Our elders have cautioned: “It is only the brave that can snatch the hunted animal from a swarm of ants.”

  • Hope this is not April fool…. ¿