Nigeria's Super Eagles on strike, stuck in Windhoek

13 Jun 2013 11:39


African Champions Nigeria have staged a sit-in strike at Country Club hotel in Windhoek over bonuses following a one-all draw with Namibia in a World Cup qualifier last night.
Nigeria, Africa’s representatives at the Confederations Cup was supposed to leave Namibia at 11h00 this morning but refused to board the Rio de Janeiro bound plane after disagreements over their Confederations Cup bonuses.
Nigeria led by veteran goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama and Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel, play Tahiti on June 17, before meeting Uruguay and Spain in their Group B fixtures in Brazil.
The Super Eagles were hosted at the residence of the Nigerian High Commissioner Dr. Biodun  Olorunfemi to Namibia last night after Godfrey Oboabona’s late equaliser, but Dr. Olorunfemi’s phone was not reachable the whole of today, while the Nigeria Football Association officials kept the squad locked out from the public eye.