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DRC side in Nigeria for Wolves clash

15 April 2015, 08:51Augustine Osayande

Abuja - Democratic Republic of Congo side, MK Etancheite Football Club, have arrived in Nigeria ahead of the Confederations Cup second round first leg against Warri Wolves.

Wolves spokesman, Etu Moses, confirmed the visitors' arrival at Murtala Mohammed Airport.

Officials from the host team received the DRC side.

The visitors will spend five days before the potential cracker which comes up at the Warri City Stadium on Saturday.

“The Congo team actually arrived Lagos at 11am and we took them straight to Warri on Tuesday," said Moses.

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"They came with a 27-man team but we told them we can only airlift 25 based on the CAF rules but it was sorted out at the airport."

He added, "We know that they mean business by coming five clear days before the match but we are equal to the task.”

Moses added that the Match Commissioner from Ghana and Match Officials from Seychelles will be in Warri on Friday.

He also confirmed the arrival of Warri Wolves key players Oghenekaro Etebo and Omofoman Freedom who went on national assignment for the Under 23 team.

- CAJ News

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