Nigeria’s Super Eagles have arrived in the southern Russia town of Volgograd ahead of Friday’s must-win FIFA World Cup Group D encounter against Iceland.
A statement from the spokesperson of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Ademola Olajire read that they flew from their Essentuki base on Thursday morning and were settled in their Hampton-by-Hilton Volgograd Hotel a little after 1:00p.m.
The focus has been on the encounter with the Euro 2016 quarter finalists since Eagles’ loss to Croatia in Kaliningrad on Saturday. Victory against the feisty Scandinavians will renew hope for a place in the knockout rounds while defeat would mean early and unflattering elimination from the quadrennial showpiece. Read more