Berlin - Nigeria’s Flying Eagles will be set for a most demanding 25-hour flight across three continents when they depart Germany on Sunday night for the FIFA U20 World Cup in New Zealand.
The African champions are booked on Emirates flight, which will depart Frankfurt, Germany, Sunday night and arrive Dubai early morning the following day.
They will then depart Dubai later Monday morning for Melbourne, Australia, before they head out again to Auckland, New Zealand, to arrive there Tuesday afternoon.
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The total duration of these flights is 18 hours and 35 minutes.
And from Auckland, they will fly out on a 30 minute local flight to New Plymouth, where they will play all their first round matches against Brazil, North Korea and Hungary.
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