Buhari To Receive FIFA World Cup Trophy On Wednesday

The trophy, on a tour of 91 cities in 51 countries across six continents before the Russia 2018 World Cup finals, will touch down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport aboard a chartered flight at 11am.

Minister of Youth and Sports Solomon Dalung; President of Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick; NFF Vice-Presidents Seyi Akinwunmi and Shehu Dikko and NFF General Secretary Mohammed Sanusi will have the first view of the trophy on the aircraft before it leaves the airport.

A dinner is planned for the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island the same evening, while there will be a consumer viewing of the trophy at the Tafawa Balewa Square on Saturday, before the trophy departs Nigerian shores in the evening of Saturday.

To Top