Members of Nigeria’s Tremendous Eagles gamers have welcomed the choice by the Nigeria Soccer Federal to convey the workforce by boat to Porto-Novo for his or her match towards the squirrels of Benin Republic.
There have been combined reactions from followers and different stakeholders within the nation about plans to move the workforce by way of boat transportation however key gamers of the workforce have welcomed the choice, describing it as a possibility to show their dedication to the nationwide below any circumstance.
The workforce will endure a compulsory covid-19 take a look at immediately earlier than their departure for Benin Republic on Friday for the sport towards the Squirrels on Saturday on the Charles De Gualle Stadium in Porto Novo.
Sanwo-Olu hots Eagles
In the meantime, gamers of the Tremendous Eagles had been hosted to a particular dinner on Wednesday night time by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-olu who charged the workforce to qualify for the Nations cup earlier than their closing dwelling fixture towards Lesotho.
All twenty-four gamers, coaches and prime members of the Nigeria soccer federation had been handled to a banquet on the Authorities home in Marina the place the governor interacted with the gamers and described Lagos as the house of soccer in Nigeria, whereas promising to deliver extra nationwide workforce matches to the nation’s business capital.