World football governing body, FIFA has confirmed the hotel and the training arena that the Nigeria’s national team; the Super Eagles; will use during the forthcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
The Super eagles’ team will be lodged at the Sanatorium Istochnik Hotel at Stavropol Region, Essentuki, Russia. The Essentuki Arena will be the Super Eagles’ training ground during their group stage matches.
Nigeria’s opponents; Argentina, Iceland and Croatia will be based in Moscow, Krasnodar and Leningrad Region respectively.
The Super Eagles is expected to stay and train in these venues at least 5 days before the commencement of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Essentuki is one of Russia’s historical city, situated at the base of the Caucasus Mountain in Stavropol Krai, Russia. Weather conditions in the City is relatively warm in the summer as the temperature averages 25® C in June.
Nigeria will play alongside Argentina, Croatia and Iceland in the group stages of the Russia 2018 World Cup. Nigeria’s first game will be played against Croatia on 16th June, 2018 at the Kalningrad Stadium.