Czech Republic: Eagles land in Austria

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(Last Updated On: June 4, 2018)

The Super Eagles on Sunday arrived in Vienna, Austria where they will be based ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

The team left London Sunday after their 1-2 loss on Saturday to England at the Wembley Stadium.

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) , confirmed the players and technical crew’s arrival in Vienna in a 44 seconds video published on the NFF Twitter handle on Sunday afternoon.
In the video, the players and officials were embarking on a luxury bus at the airport, which would take them to their base in Bad Tatzmanndsdorf, about three hours away by bus.

“The Super Eagles arrived in Vienna. They headed to their Avita Resort Base camp where they will train for the next couple of days,” the NFF wrote on her handle.

Meanwhile Coach Gernot Rohr, has admitted that the England friendly is a pointer that more work is needed in knocking the two time African champions into shape for the World Cup.

“This game show we still have a lot of work to do to be ready for the World Cup. We have to make the best use of the 2 weeks left before our first game in Russia. It’s time to distractions.”

On Wednesday the Super Eagles will continue their preparations for the World Cup by taking on Czech Republic in Austria.

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