After grabbing one of the two AFCON tickets in Group E with a 1-1 draw against South Africa at the FNB stadium on Saturday, the Super Eagles left for Nigeria around 3:30 am touched down in Asaba Sunday morning at about 10.40 am today.
The team is expected to rest throughout today , then resume training on Monday in preparation towards hosting the Cranes of Uganda in an international friendly on Tuesday at the Stephen Keshi stadium Asaba, Delta State.
Organizers say tickets for Tuesday’s match are already on sale, as preparations hit feverish point for the first-of-its-kind grade- match in the city, with prices going from N2,000 for VIP and N1,000 regular seats.
A statement from the local organising committee in Asaba disclosed that the tickets’ sales outlets are Ministry of Information headquarters, Delta State Sports Commission office in the stadium, Asaba Mall and Cartege Cinema.
Others are Metagon Pharmacy, Warri Mall, B-Steelz Barbing Saloon, Favourite all in Asaba as well as Rainoil Filling Stations and EXCO Supermarket, Warri.
Fans are advised to enter the stadium through appropriate gates and find their seat numbers as indicated on their tickets.
There will be curtain raiser between ex-international players and a selection of former home-based league stars before main encounter.
The curtain raiser will begin by 2pm, while the international friendly match will kick-off by 4pm.