Lagos - Players and officials of Nigeria Professional
Football League (NPFL) club, Rivers United will depart Nigeria for Mali on
Thursday, February 9, 2017.
The contingent which is comprised of 20 players and 13
officials will leave the country via the Murtala Mohammed International
Airport, Lagos at exactly 9:40am and will arrive at Houphouet Boigny International
Airport, Abidjan at 10:20am Nigerian time.
Afterwards, the contingent will proceed to its final
They are expected to arrive at the Bamako Senou
International Airport at 2pm Nigerian time.
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Technical manager of Rivers United, Stanley Eguma has
assured that the team will give Nigeria creditable representation in Mali on
“The boys have worked hard. We know what is expected of us
and we will give it our best to try to make the second leg in Nigeria a
formality in a week’s time,” Eguma told www.riversunitedfc.com.ng
AS Real de Bamako will host the Nigerian club on Friday in
the first leg of the preliminary round of the CAF Champions League.For
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