2014 FIFA World Cup Draw: Maigari leads Nigeria delegation to Brazil

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President of Nigeria Football Federation, Alhaji Aminu Maigari will be at the head of Nigeria’s delegation to this week’s 2014 FIFA World Cup Draw Ceremony taking place in Costa do Sauipe, Salvador in Brazil.

Chairman of the NFF Technical Committee, Barrister Chris Green, Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Stephen Keshi and NFF’s Director of Marketing, Adama Idris will also be in the party, as well as NFF’s Assistant Director (Media), Ademola Olajire and Super Eagles’ Team Administrator, Dayo Enebi Achor.

Aminu-Maigari

Aminu-Maigari

The delegation will travel to Johannesburg on Tuesday night and then connect a South African Airways flight from Johannesburg to Sao Paulo on Wednesday morning, before flying to Salvador.
Friday’s Draw Ceremony, porgrammed to last 90 minutes – the regulation time for a football match – will hold at the Costa do Sauipe Resort in Mata de Sao Joao in Salvador, State of Bahia, and will kick off at 16hours GMT.

Host Brazil, record five-time champions, will head Group A of the finals taking place between 12 June and 13 July next year, with reigning champions Spain, three-time champions Germany, two-time
winners Argentina, two-time winners Uruguay, Switzerland, Colombia and Belgium (the other seeded teams) heading seven other groups.

All 32 teams will be drawn into eight groups of four teams each, with the top two teams advancing to the Round of 16.

 

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