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

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

Today, Salisu Yusuf's side joined several other nations in making the trip to the Russian Federation for the month-long showpiece, with Nigeria looking ahead to their first game against Croatia in Group D on 16 June.

Though 3-5-2 appeared to be the effective formation for the Eagles in the second halves of their defeats by England and Czech Republic, Rohr said at the weekend that he will not make any tactical approach cast in stone. He was also outstanding in the CHAN, where the home-based lost in the final to the hosts, Morocco.

Abuja - Nigerian indigenous rappers, Olamide and Phyno, have released a World Cup theme tune to support the Super Eagles at the finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation.

Nigeria will take on Croatia on Saturday in their opening Group D fixture at the Kaliningrad Stadium.

The outfits caused quite a stir on social media, with captain Jon Obi-Mikel and Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi sharing pictures of their new attire.

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7 - Ahmed Musa, scorer of Nigeria's only World Cup brace to date, achieved this feat wearing the number 7 jersey (Nigeria vs. Argentina, 2014).

The song, tittled "Dem Go Hear Am" produced by Pheelz, is powered by Aiteo, a main sponsor of the Super Eagles for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.



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