CHAMPIONS… Victorious CAF U-23, AFCON Champions, Nigeria’s Dream Team celebrate after defeating Algeria in the final, Saturday night.
Abuja – Players and officials of the victorious U-23 National Team, Dream Team VI, which lifted the Africa U-23 Cup of Nations on Saturday night, will arrive in the country on Monday.
According to the team’s itinerary, the team will depart from the Leopold Senghor Int’l Airport on Monday at 3 a.m. aboard an Arik flight.
The team is expected to arrive at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos at 9 a.m. and is expected to board another Arik flight to Abuja.
Meanwhile, a statement posted on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), website, the three foreign-based players invited for the championship, have since returned to their different clubs.
The players are Captain Azubuike Okechukwu and the duo of Junior Ajayi and Taiwo Awoniyi who played in the forward line.
The players departed for their bases on Saturday night immediately after the Dream Team VI returned to its Alafifa Hotel base from the Stade Léopold Sédar Senghor.
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