The Super Eagles may most likely miss the opening ceremony of the 2018 World Cup in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium, Russia.
The Eagles had landed in Essentuki on Monday night from their training camp in Austria.
According to the team’s Media Officer, Toyin Ibitoye. “Super Eagles players will have two trainings today at Essentuki.
“The second training in the evening will be behind closed doors.”
The team will fly out to Kaliningrad, which is 3 hours away by flight from Essentuki, tomorrow afternoon, almost when the opening ceremony will start.
The Eagles training ground in Essentuki is around 1,581 kilometres away from the venue of the opening ceremony in Moscow.
The team will need to travel two hours 30 minutes by air and almost 24 hours if travelling by train.
The Super Eagles opening game of Group D will hold at the 35,000-capacity Kaliningrad Stadium.