PHOTOS: FIFA World Cup trophy arrives Nigeria

PHOTOS: FIFA World Cup trophy arrives Nigeria

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 6:04 pm


The 2018 FIFA World Cup trophy arrived in Abuja on Wednesday from a tour which started on Sept. 4 in Moscow, Russia. FIFA World Cup trophy will travel to 91 cities across 51 countries on six continents

The last time the World Cup trophy was brought to Nigeria was in 2010, just before the first World Cup finals hosted on the African continent in South Africa. Coca Cola, an official FIFA World Cup sponsor, has a commitment to take the trophy to 211 countries between 2006 and 2040. The FIFA World Cup trophy will be on display at the Old Parade Ground in Abuja on Thursday, before leaving for Lagos where it would also be displayed on Saturday. Below are more pictures from the welcoming ceremony for the trophy.

Pinnick and officials of the organising committee with the FIFA trophy

welcome dance for the trophy at the Airport

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