Super Eagles paid $9000 appearance fee each for World Cup friendlies

Nigeria fans clutch

Nigeria fans clutch

Super Eagles of Nigeria who are three time African champions have arrived Russian Federation for their campaign at the FIFA 2018 World Cup tournament.

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The Super Eagles' first match in Russian Federation is against Croatia on Saturday, before other group games against Iceland and Argentina.

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The Nigerian team who pulled off a remarkable unbeaten qualification run to the World Cup in Russian Federation, have arguably been the most hyped African nation going to Russian Federation.

For John Ogu, "After three weeks of Intense training, we off to Russian Federation with full energy".

Super Eagles senior official Pascal Patrick confirmed the arrival of the Super Eagles of Nigeria in Russian Federation to stressing that the players are ready to make Nigerians proud.

Speaking to, a top board member of the Nigeria Football Federation said, "The appearance fees for all the pre-World Cup matches have been paid as the federation try to ensure that the players are in right frame of mind".

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