Wednesday, 6 June 2012


The Senior Nigerian  Men's National Football Team, known as Super Eagles, will fly out of Nigeria to Malawi on Thursday night , for Saturday's 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against the Flames.

Officials confirmed on Tuesday that the team will leave on Thursday night and arrive in Blantyre, capital of Malawi, in the early hours of Friday, and will be able to train on Friday evening on the artificial turf of the Kamuzu Stadium.

 Super Eagles defender Juwon Oshaniwa says the team will do well in their next match against the Flames this  Saturday.

  Oshaniwa, who plays for Sharks FC of Port Harcourtsaid shortly before their departure from Calabar on Tuesday that with the victory against Namibia, the team's spirit had been lifted up.

He said as group leaders, the type of tough opposition was expected from the Namibians.

'Its going to be a great one because presently on the group, we are on the top and you know what it means.

Saturday's match at the Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre will start at 2.30pm Malawi time and will be refereed by officials from Mauritius.

However the Flames have challenged that they are intimidated by Super Eagles saying they make use of home advantage to beat Nigeria.

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