Cape Town - The Super Eagles have arrived Bloemfontein,
venue of their semi-final clash against the Black Stars of Ghana to the warm
embrace of Nigerians and residents of the city.
The Nigerian team was split into two on the trip to
Bloemfontein, with the first team made up of officials, arriving the city by
7pm, while the other half of players and coaches came into town at about
The team is quartered at the President Hotel and Conference
Centre, alongside the Zimbabwean national team who will be playing the first
semi-final at the Free State Stadium against their Libyan opponents also on
Residents of the city are already predicting a Nigeria-Zimbabwe
final, as they think Southern Africa’s only pride remaining in the tournament
are the Robert Mugabe boys.