Patriotic Super Eagles Depart USA for Brazil

Must Read

Uzodinma Forfeits Security Votes To Pay Salaries, Pension

Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, says he has forfeited his security vote to enable him settle economic challenges in...

Nigerian Women Ranked The Most Promiscous In Africa

A new report has emerged online which ranked Nigerian women as the most promiscuous in Africa and also makes...

TECNO Nigeria Plans To Wow Us This Valentine!

Some things are constant. Whether or not the days speed past, or crawl by, some things are just a...

Amotekun: South-West Not Planning To Secede From Nigeria – Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, says the South-West geopolitical zone has no plans to secede from Nigeria, adding that...

Father Mbaka Reveals Fresh Prophecy About Uzodinma

Popular Catholic priest, Father Ejike Mbaka has released a new set of prophecies for the new governor of Imo...
Omaku Cephas
Cephas is a Content Strategist who loves to write about travels and sports. He's a proud supporter of local publishers and wants to see them get more creative with genuine content. He's keen on rekindling your passion for anything sports and travels.

A unified Super Eagles team board an American Airways flight AA233 en-route to Brazil on Tuesday Morning (American time), with bonus issues hopefully settled.

The Nigerian team, which had its last training session in Jacksonville, USA, on Monday evening, were scheduled to fly from Jacksonville, connect from Miami, to Sao Paulo.

On reaching the South American nation, the Eagles will set up their team base in Campinas- the third largest city in Sao Paulo- Southeast region of Brazil.

According to reports emerging from the team training camp hours before departure, government have allegedly approved the sum of $12.2m for the African champions, who have twice held discussions with the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) over payment of their appearance fee.

The Eagles Flew an American Airline Flight AA233 to Sao Paulo.
The Eagles Flew an American Airline Flight AA233 to Sao Paulo.

The team captain, Joseph Yobo, reiterates he and his team-mates are committed to holding the West African giants’ flag high in Brazil.

“We don’t play for Nigeria because of money. But when you work somewhere, you are entitled to certain things. You can’t deprive players from asking for their rights, this is normal.

“There is no problem. We are ready to play for Nigeria. And we won’t let this to affect us,” Yobo said.

Nigeria open their World Cup campaign against Iran on Monday, before playing against Bosnia-Hercegovina and Argentina.

The flight from Miami to Sao Paulo is expected to last for about eight hours.

- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -