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Super Eagles camp opens as NFF change match venue

23 March 2015, 15:47Israel Ojoko

Lagos - The camp of the Super Eagles on Monday resumed in Abuja instead of Uyo.

The Nigeria Football Federation has moved the venue of the friendly game against Uganda from the Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo to the national stadium in Abuja.

News24 Nigeria gathered that logistic reasons was behind the change of venue.

Some players like John Ogu had already headed to Uyo on Monday before making turn to Abuja.

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Media officer of the Super Eagles, Toyin Ibitoye explained the itinerary of the team ahead of the two friendly.

“The team will not train on Monday due to the change of match venue, because some players have already arrived at Uyo before boarding flight to Abuja,” he told News24 Nigeria.

“But training will resume on Tuesday, and it will be twice daily – morning and evening.”

The Ugandan delegation scheduled to arrive at Uyo on Monday will now have to change direction.

Nigeria play Ugandan on Thursday before jetting out to play South Africa on Sunday.

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