Kwara United Football Club this evening landed in Niamey, through the Aeroport Diori Hamani de Niamey Airport at about 6:25 pm, ahead of the second leg First Round encounter against AS Douanes.
The 33-man contingent, led by the Executive Chairman of the State Sports Commission, Mallam Bola Mogaji, and Mallam Shehu Gusau of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) joined the five-man advanced team already in the Niger Republic.
The team, onboard Air Cote-D’Ivoire Airbus A319 departed by 1.45 pm from Nigeria, and had a brief stop-over in Abidjan, en route to Niamey, Niger Republic.
The team is lodged at Hotel Tenere, Central Niamey, not too far from Stade General Senyi Kountche, where the match will take place on Sunday.
The team will file out against AS Douanes on Sunday 18th September 2022.
Kwara United FC will go into Sunday’s crucial match with a 3-0 advantage from the first leg.
Kwara United FC came to Niamey will 20 players, and the Club Chairman, Kumbi Titiloye reminded the players and the technical crew that utmost seriousness is needed in the match.
He commended the Kwara State Governor, Mallam Abdulrahman AbdulRazaq for his support to the team, promising that the team will scale through the Niamey hurdle.