9000-strong Tartan army to descend on Eagles

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When the World Cup bound Super Eagles take on Scotland at Craven Cottage, home ground of Premier League side, Fulham on May 28, the encounter will not be limited to the 22 players doing battle on the football pitch.

It could be more on the stands as a 9,000 strong Tartan Army has already snapped up tickets for the game and are poised once again to create a fantastic atmosphere in an iconic London ground.

Similarly, a large Nigerian following based in London is likely to prove stiff opposition noise-wise to the travelling Scots.

In August 2013 an estimated 25,000 Scots made the pilgrimage to Wembley to see the 3-2 defeat against England but since then Gordon Strachan’s men have gone on an excellent run of results and confidence in the squad, announced Monday, is high.

Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi have announced a 30 man provisional squad for the World Cup and ever since some of the players have been looking forward to the Scotland game as a dress rehearsal to the Mundial in Brazil

 

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