Super Eagles players served Bread and Salt as first meal in Yessentuki
Super Eagles players and officials were traditionally greeted upon arrival at their base camp in Yessentuki after receiving bread and salt as their first meal.
City Chief Alexander Nekristov said the Super Eagles will enjoy their stay at Yessentuki.
In an interview with the Russian news agency TASS, he said: “I am sure that our guests will feel welcome and that it will help them achieve their most ambitious projects.
“The footballers tried the bread and the salt, it turned out that they know our traditions. Everything took place in a friendly atmosphere and ended with a photo as a souvenir. “
The Nigerian delegation went to the Mineralnye Vody International Airport at the end of the day on 11 June.
The Super Eagles will start their World Cup 2018 campaign against Croatia on June 16 in Kaliningrad, six days later they face Iceland in Volgograd before their last Group D match against Argentina on June 26 in St. Petersburg.
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