Lagos - Nigeria’s contingent to the first leg of the 2014 FIFA
World Cup qualifier against Ethiopia will travel on a chartered
aircraft, KickOffNigeria.com reports.
Emmanuel Ikpeme, head of the NFF's Technical Department, said that it was to counter the effects of altitude on the squad.
“It is common knowledge that there are two ways of counter acting the
effects of high altitude,” Ikpeme began. “Either to travel at least two
weeks in advance, or go there 24 hours before the game.
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