Nigeria invited to trophy lauch as Eagles meet the 2018 FIFA World Cup offical mascot
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have met the Zabivaka.
Zabivaka is the 2018 FIFA World Cup mascot and Super Eagles were given the honours of meeting the mascot before other qualified countries.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria were invited to the trophy lauch even before it arrived Nigeria next year.
The Original FIFA World Cup, which Nigeria’s Super Eagles and 31 other teams will be competing for at the 21st FIFA World Cup finals in Russia next summer, will arrive in Nigeria on Saturday, 3rd March 2018.
“We finally met the 2018 @FIFAWorldCup mascot, Zabivaka, this Tuesday, at the @FIFAcom/Coca-Cola World Cup Trophy Tour launch. He was very happy to see us #SoarSuperEagles.
“The @FIFAcom/Coca-Cola World Cup Trophy Tour was launched this Tuesday at the Krasnodar stadium, Russia. We are privileged to have been invited to be a part of it #SoarSuperEagles.”
The FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour is usually a chance to see the Original FIFA World Cup Trophy, and this time, fans from all over the world will have the opportunity of seeing the trophy and having their photo taken with the famous diadem from 9th September 2017 to 7th June 2018.
The 21st FIFA World Cup finals will be staged across 12 venues in 11 cities in the world’s largest nation between Thursday, 14th June and Sunday, 15th July 2018.
The venues are Ekaterinburg Arena (Ekaterinburg); Kaliningrad Stadium (Kaliningrad); Kazan Arena (Kazan); Luzhniki Stadium and Spartak Stadium (both in Moscow); Nizhny Novgorod Stadium (Nizhny Novgorod); Rostov Arena (Rostov-on-Don); Saint Petersburg Stadium (Saint Petersburg); Samara Arena (Samara); Mordovia Arena (Saransk); Fisht Stadium (Sochi) and; Volgograd Arena (Volgograd).