Super Eagles land in Ghana ahead of World Cup playoff


Nigeria’s senior national team, Super Eagles, have arrived in Ghana for a first-leg World Cup play-off with Ghana on Friday.

The Nigerian team left Abuja on Thursday morning through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in a chartered Air Peace aircraft.

The explosive encounter will hold on Friday, March 25, at the 20,000-capacity Cape Coast Sports Stadium by 7.30 pm.

The second leg will take place in Nigeria on Tuesday, March 29 at 6 pm at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.

Whoever becomes victorious after the two encounters will pick one out of the five slots available for Africans at this year’s edition of the World Cup.

The 22nd edition of the World cup be hosted by Qatar, and it will take place between November 14 and December 18 this year.

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, who is also a member of the FIFA Council said on Wednesday that everything legal and acceptable had been done so that Nigeria will come out victorious.

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