Friday, October 11, 2013

Eagles: 263-man delegation to hit Addis Ababa

(Oct 11, 2013, (The Punch))--Super Eagles are scheduled to  arrive in Addis Ababa  on Saturday morning  ahead of their first leg   2014 World Cup qualifying playoff against  the  Walya Antelopes of Ethiopia on Sunday.

In a statement on Thursday, the Nigeria Football Federation General Secretary Musa Amadu said the chattered flight conveying the delegation would leave the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at 1.40am on Saturday and touch down at the Addis Ababa Airport at  8am, Ethiopian time.

Amadu said  263 persons,  including 23 players,  coaches, NFF  and National Sports Commission  officials as well as  members of the National Assembly and Nigeria Football Supporters’ Club members would board the plane.

He said the federation’s  two  officials, who arrived  in Addis Ababa on  Tuesday, had been working  with  the Nigerian Embassy in Ethiopia to make l arrangements for the delegation.
Source: The Punch 

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