Super Eagles arrive Brazil for 2014 World Cup

Published: June 11,2014

Super Eagles of Nigeria

The Eagles are grouped with Argentina, Bosnia and Iran.


Nigeria’s Super Eagles early Wednesday morning arrived Sao Paulo, Brazil, as they join other countries getting set to compete in the FIFA 2014 World Cup.

Twenty-two players as well as team officials headed by Coach Stephen Keshi made the long flight from Miami to the Samba country where attention will be for the next 30 days as the best of football will be on display. Ejike Uzoenyi, who was recalled after the injury to Elderson Echiejile, is expected to join his teammates later on Wednesday from Nigeria via South Africa.

The team was said to have been sent off from Miami by a sizeable number of Nigerian fans, who wished the Africa champions all the best as they head to the Mundial.

As confirmed by FIFA, Nigeria will travel to Campinas to start their preparation to face Iran (June 16), Bosnia-Herzegovina (June 21) and Argentina (June 25) at Estadio Brinco de Ouro da Princesa Team Base Camp.

It has not been the best of preparations for Nigeria as the Eagles could not muster any win in all their test matches. That nonetheless, the players and officials have insisted that there was nothing to worry about.

The Eagles are grouped with Argentina, Bosnia and Iran and will kick off their World Cup campaign with the game against Iran.


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