Super Eagles Train In London Ahead Of England Friendly
The Super Eagles on Thursday held their first training session in London ahead of Saturday's friendly against England's Three Lions.
After meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja, the Eagles flew to London via a chartered flight.
The team trained at the Hive, the home ground for Barnet FC.
The Eagles will now be rounding off their preparations for the England friendly with another session on Friday, this time at Wembley.
Our press conference ahead of Saturday’s international friendly against England holds tomorrow, Friday, June 1, 2018 at The Wembley Stadium. Time is 4:15pm.— ???? Super Eagles (@NGSuperEagles) May 31, 2018
Our official training starts immediately after, at 5pm.#SoarSuperEagles #Team9jaStrong. pic.twitter.com/eON3mPqxEq
Nigeria and England go toe-to-toe in what promises to be a thrilling Russia 2018 preparatory game for both teams at the Wembley Stadium in London on Saturday.
England hosted and won the FIFA World Cup in 1966, but have only gone as far as the semi finals since then.
On that day, Bobby Robson steered a squad including Gary Lineker and Paul Gascoigne to the last four in Italy 28 years ago.
Just like the Three Lions, the Eagles are dreaming of big things to come in Russia, despite both teams being ‘blessed’ differently with intricate opposition in the group stage.