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The football house has despatched some of its officials to prepare the ground for the Super Eagles ahead of their arrival in Nelspruit for the Africa Cup of Nations campaign

A Nigeria Football Federation strong advance party led by NFF Board member Chief Emeka Inyama left the shores of Nigeria to Nelspruit, South Africa yesterday evening to prepare ground for the Super Eagles' entry for the 2013 Africa Nations Cup.

The NFF advance party left the Zone 7, Abuja Secretariat of the football house around 5.15pm for the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport yesterday.

Among the delegation that left for South Africa yesterday were Director of Competition of the NFF, Dr. Sanusi Mohammed and the officer in charge of Super Eagles kits, Taju Tiamiyu who left the country via an Arik Air flight.

The job of the delegation is to check on the hotel accommodation for players and officials and other logistics that would make the Nigerian team very comfortable for the important task ahead.

The rest of the Nigeria Football Federation officials led by its President, Aminu Maigari would also leave the country on Friday on time for the opening ceremony of this year’s Africa’s biggest football fiesta.