The original FIFA World Cup trophy on Wednesday finally arrived Nigeria, after a tour of different countries particpating in the mundial.
The trophy which is on a tour of 91 cities in 51 countries across six continents before the finals, touched down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport aboard a chartered flight at 11am.
The Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung; the Permanent Secretary, Olusade Adesola; President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick; NFF Vice Presidents Seyi Akinwunmi and Shehu Dikko and NFF General Secretary, Mohammed Sanusi had the first view of the trophy on the aircraft before it left the airport.
From the airport, the trophy, accompanied by several top officials of Coca-Cola’s Global Office and Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited, including Coca-Cola Nigeria Managing Director Bhupendra Suri and Managing Director of Nigeria Bottling Company Georgios Polymenakos, made its way to the Transcorp Hilton Hotel for a press conference.
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