Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Super Eagles off to America for Green Bowl Football tournament

The senior national team, Super Eagles will on Wednesday fly out to the United States of America to take part in this year's United States' President's Holiday Celebration Soccer Tournament, otherwise known as the Green Bowl Soccer event.

A team of 20 players and eight officials led by the Super Eagles' Head Coach, Samson Siasia will fly from Abuja to Lagos in the afternoon before connecting a Delta Airline flight from Lagos to Dallas, taking off at 10.25pm. The delegation will touch down in Dallas, Texas at 10am on Thursday (4pm Nigeria time).

Tournament organisers say the Super Eagles will trade tackles with Mexico at the Cotton Bowl Soccer Stadium in Dallas at 7pm on Saturday (1am, Sunday in Nigeria), after Costa Rica and Panama would have played the tournament's first match.

The double headers continue on Sunday with the Losers' Final at 4.30pm (Dallas time) and the Final Match at 7pm (1am, Monday in Nigeria).

The Nigeria delegation will stay at the Double Tree Hotel, Dallas.

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