Stranded Eaglets to arrive the country on Thursday


The newly crowned West African Football Union (WAFU) zone B Champions, the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria are now scheduled to arrive the country on Thursday, reports

The Eaglets and the officials of the team are scheduled to arrive the country today, (Tuesday) after their heroic and superlative performance at the just concluded qualifiers.

The informations at our disposals has it that only ten (10) out of the contingent left for Abuja today.

The airline after being told the numbers of Nigeria’s contingent decided to send small aircraft to convey the eagerly waiting players and officials. The remaining players and officials reluctantly returned to their hotel, anticipating their final departure.

The contingent would therefore arrive the country on Thursday and are to proceed on break immediately.

The Manu Garba’s tutored side had since picked the solitary ticket meant for the Zone and are to represent the zone in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Tanzania next year after missing the last edition


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