Monday, May 6, 2013

Super Eagles get US and German visas

 All set for high-profile friendly against Mexico

The Embassies of United States of America and Germany have granted
entry visas into their different countries for players and officials
of the National Team, Super Eagles, ahead of some important programmes
in the summer.

NFF General Secretary, Barrister Musa Amadu on Monday praised the two
Embassies for their usual co-operation: “The American and German
Embassies have always been very understanding and we salute them for

“The Super Eagles have received their entry visas into Germany for the
training camp, and have also been issued entry visas into the United
States for the prestigeous friendly with Mexico at the end of this

The delegation of home-based professionals and officials will depart
Nigeria on the night of 16th May for a two-week training camp in
Nuremberg, Germany, and will fly into Texas, USA on 29th May for the
friendly against CONCACAF champions Mexico at the Reliant Stadium,
Houston on 31st May.

After the match, the team will return to Germany on 1st June, and fly
out to Nairobi in the early hours of 4th June, to arrive in the
morning of same day and train ahead of the 2014 World Cup qualifier
the following day at the Moi International Sports Centre Kasarani.

On Friday, June 7, the team will fly out of Nairobi to Windhoek, where
another 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier is set for June 12. The day
after the match, the delegation will connect Johannesburg from
Windhoek, and fly to Sao Paulo in Brazil for the 2013 FIFA
Confederations Cup.

Also, players and officials of the U-20 National Team, Flying Eagles,
will leave for a training camp in Germany on Saturday, 11th May. The
team will be there until 27th May when it flies out to France for the
Toulon Invitational Youth Tournament. After the tournament on 8th
June, the Flying Eagles will return to the camp in Germany, and be
there until 17th June, when they are due t fly to Turkey for the FIFA
U-20 World Cup finals.

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