sportandstudy.org understands that the Super Eagles players and officials have safely landed in Uyo ahead of the World Cup qualifier against the Copper Bullets.
The Dana Air plane that brought the team touched down at the Akwa Ibom Airport at approximately 1925 hours, and there was a coach with the inscription, ”Godswill Akpabio International Stadium”, that transported the delegation to the Le Meridien Ibom Hotel and Golf Resort soon after their arrival at the airport.
Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr was the first person to step down from the flight, followed by his players.
The players on the plane from Abuja include Leicester City trio Kelechi Iheanacho, Ahmed Musa and Wilfred Ndidi, Tianjin Teda’s John Obi Mikel, Bursaspor pair Mikel Agu and William Troost-Ekong, Leon Balogun, Odion Ighalo and Shehu Abdullahi.
Six players Anthony Nwakaeme, John Ogu, goalkeepers Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Dele Ajiboye, Elderson Echiejile and Oghenekaro Etebo checked into the Le Meridien Ibom Hotel on Monday afternoon.
On Tuesday evening, the Super Eagles will begin shaping up for Saturday’s Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B match against Zambia.