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Eagles first day in Russia: Eagles Eat bread, salt

•Train in Essentuki, off to Kaliningrad Thursday

Super Eagles players and officials were welcomed traditionally upon their arrival at their camp in Yessentuki after they were presented with bread and salt.

Head of the city, Alexander Nekristov, said that the Super Eagles will enjoy their stay in Yessentuki.

In an interview with Russian News Agency TASS, he said: ‘’I am confident that our guests will feel our welcome and this will help them realize their most ambitious plans.
‘’The footballers tried the bread and salt, it turned out they know our traditions.

Everything went in a friendly atmosphere and ended with a photo as a keepsake.’’
The Nigeria delegation flew to the Mineralnye Vody International Airport late on June 11.
Meanwhile, Eagles have settled down at their Sanatorium Istochnik Hotel, Essentuki team camp at the FIFA World Cup and had their first training (open session) yesterday starting from 5pm Russian time.

The Super Eagles will fly to Kaliningrad on Thursday for their first match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup against Croatia on Saturday at the 35,000 –capacity Kaliningrad Arena. Departure from Kaliningrad is set for 4pm Russia time.


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  1. Ezekiel Okeke 13th June 2018 at 6:08 am

    The team do not represent this territory natives of Disintegrated Republics- Biafra Republic of south east, Niger Delta Republic of south south, Oduduwa Republic of south west, North East Republic, North West Republic, North Central Republic. The team are playing for fulani fraudulent criminal sultanate political government with its emirates under the dead fraudulent political name Nigeria behind the murder of this territory natives and plunder of this territory natives God given wealth to subdue this territory natives under fulani Political Control via fulani fraudulent criminal sultanate political government with its emirates under the dead fraudulent political name Nigeria- it is Futility. This territory natives of this generation must subdue the enemy under the natives Disintegrated Republics in this final conquest of the Liberation Revolutionary warfare of the natives which ends in Sokoto the sit of the satan of this natives territory, which secures the natives existence and future in 21st century world. God given Victory is the natives. Only the Sword decides. God Is With Us!!!

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