Super Eagles Arrive Swaziland, Set To Face Sihlangu (SNAPSHOT)

Super Eagles Arrive Swaziland, Set To Face Sihlangu (SNAPSHOT)

By Augustine Ogwo | Staff Reporter on November 13, 2015
Nigerian senior national team, The Super Eagles.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have arrived in Swaziland ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup African Qualifying Round 2 clash with the Sihlangu Somnikati which comes up on Friday, November 13, 2015.

The Nigerian contingent led by NFF 1st Vice President, Barr. Seyi Akinwunmi landed at the Matsapha International Airport, Manzini at 3pm Nigerian time on Thursday, November 12, 2015 in their chartered Arik Air Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

The Nigerian delegation was welcomed by dozens of people from the Nigerian community in Swaziland.

“We really appreciate this show of love from fellow Nigerians, who have left their businesses in various areas of Swaziland to come and welcome the National Team of Nigeria,” Akinwunmi said.

Super Eagles arrive Swaziland |
Super Eagles arrive Swaziland |

After checking into the Lugogo Sun Hotels, the Super Eagles players had a a 45–minute training session under the floodlights  as they tried to get a feel of the Somhlolo National Stadium where Friday’s match will be played.

The Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh also spoke about the condition of the boys.

“Our objective is clear. We are here to play well and win well. The NFF are doing their part well by ensuring comfortable traveling and accommodation arrangements. Now, we will go to the field tomorrow and give our very best for our country.

“I have confidence in this group. The players still need time and matches to bond together very well, but I love the hunger to achieve that I see in these boys,” he explained.


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