Nigeria’s squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia have departed their Austria camp in Bad Tatzmanndsdorf, reports GoalBall.com.ng
The Super Eagles will fly aboard a chartered plane to their base in Russia.
The three-time African champions will fly out in their specially designed white and green attire.
The flight time from Vienna, Austria to Yessentuki, Russia is more or less six hours.
The Eagles will be based in Yessentuki for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in the Stavropol Territory under Governor Vladimir Vladimirov.
Yessentuki is a city in Stavropol Krai, Russia, to be found at the base of the Caucasus Mountains.
Left-back Elderson Echiejile tweeted shortly after the team’s departure: “Tell the World we are coming.”
“After three weeks of Intense training, we off to Russia with full energy. May God lead us and give us the ability to function ” John Ogu as well tweeted before the team’s departure.
Nigeria will play Croatia on Saturday in their first game in Kaliningrad before facing Iceland in Volvograd, while their final group game against Argentina will be in Saint Petersburg.