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Super Eagles To Hit Russia On Monday

Super Eagles To Hit Russia On Monday

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will break up their pre-World Cup camp in Austria on Monday and head for Russia aboard a chartered flight ahead of their opening group game against Croatia on June 16, reports Completesportsnigeria.com
The Three time African Champions have spent six days at the Bad Tatzmanndsdorf resort in Austria where they are finalising their preparations for the Russia 2018 World Cup.

Completesportsnigeria.com gathered that they will be departing Austria in great confidence and with great expectation ahead of the World Cup despite losing their two warm up games to England and Czech Republic.

“We will leave Austria for Russia in great expectation on Monday and I enjoin Nigerian to support the team as we try to make the nation proud,” a camp source revealed to CSN.

Nigeria will use the city of Yessentuki as their base camp for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia according to the governor of the Stavropol Territory where Yessentuki is located, Vladimir Vladimirov.

Yessentuki is a city in Stavropol Krai, Russia, located at the base of the Caucasus Mountains.

Nigeria will face Croatia in their opening game on the 16th of June before battling Iceland and Argentina on the 22nd and 26th of June aiming to reach the second round of the competition a fourth time.

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  • ______FROM HERO TO VILLAIN__________

    It is nice to be kept informed of the Super Eagles’ itenary. We fans continue to wish them safe journeys and injury-free preparations.

    When the Super Eagles/coaching qualified us for the World Cup,they were all national heroes who could do no wrong.

    What a difference 7 months can make!

    Allow me to take this opportunity to compile the top 5 heroes to villains in the eyes of some fans (please note, some of these became involved post-world cup qualification.

    1) Gernot Rohr: to some fans, the German coach has gone from a master tactician to a master of manufacturing lame excuses. He has fallen from the grace of perfection to the grass of sentimental team selection in the eyes of others.

    2) Onazi: If Onazi should announce his retirement from international football today, some fans will go to church and give thanks to the Almighty. They are sick of the sight of him in Nigerian colours.

    3) Joel Obi: how this guy made the world cup squad is beyond some fans. To them, his inclusion defies belief, logic and any form of rationality. Still, I know those who will beg to differ.

    4) Ighalo: that his delicious goal against Cameroon in the World Cup qualifier seems a million years ago. If China wishes to nationalise Ighalo to play for them, some Super Eagles fans will thank China for the noble diplomatic gesture.

    5) Shehu: I tell you, if Shehu should start ahead of Ebuehi on Saturday against Croatia, some fans will throw their television out of the window. Haba! Even Stevie Wonder can see who among the 2 is playing better at the moment.

    Super Eagles – delighting the people, enriching the nation.

  • Theophilus 3 years ago

    Please calm down guys. The original game plan of the Super Eagles is what we saw during the second half of our game against the English national team last Saturday. Forget about the poor display of some of the starting eleven in that match. Croatian scouts are everywhere the Super Eagles goes, trying to get a clue of our perfect tactics. Gernot Rohr was earlier informed of this by some of his aids and that’s why he’s not revealing anything yet. Those scouts aforementioned were at Wembley on Saturday, they left immediately after half-time. My name is Ayo, remember me and this comment after our match against Croatia next Friday…. God bless Nigeria!

  • Mr vick 3 years ago

    Goodluck to our darling super eagles as the embark on a national mission to make over 190 million nigerians happy in russia, i know we can do better in russia if we play to our full potentials, thanks to the positive anger in the camp of the super eagles. Our darling team we are fully behind you guys we pray for an injury free camping and a good world cup outing
    #i still believe
    #soar super eagles
    #the wings of african pride