Nigeria to Host FIFA World Cup trophy in March
London, Nov. 3, 2017 (AltAfrika)-Nigeria is set to host the Original FIFA World Cup trophy in March 2018.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles and 31 other teams will be competing for the cup at the 21st FIFA World Cup finals in Russia next summer.
Nigeria’s Football Federation (NFF) Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi said that FIFA confirmed that the country is among the countries where the iconic trophy would be visiting before next year’s major showpiece, the Daily Trust.
“We have confirmation now. The World Cup trophy will be in Nigeria on 3rd March 2018,” Sanusi said.
The 21st FIFA World Cup finals will be staged across 12 venues in 11 cities in the world’s largest nation between June 14 and July 15, 2018