Akwa Ibom state governor, Udom Emmanuel will be honoured by players and officials of the Super Eagles in May.

The Super Eagles will pay a special visit to the governor whose state had hosted Nigeria’s home matches in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

The Nest of Champions in Uyo will also host Super Eagles’ international friendly against Congo DR on May 28, a period the team will be hosted by the governor.

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“Players and officials of the Super Eagles will pay a courtesy visit on Governor Udom Emmanuel in Uyo after they commence camping in Nigeria for the match against Democratic Republic of Congo” Nigeria Football Federation said in a statement forwarded to Bounce News.

“The Board mandated the relevant committees to meet and conclude all arrangements for the camping of the Super Eagles in Nigeria ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Send Forth match against the Simba of the Democratic Republic of Congo, scheduled for Monday, 28th May 2018" it read further.

Nigeria will play her first game against Croatia on June 16 before taking on Iceland and Argentina in the group stage.

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