Naijafootballplus arrive in Russia for World Cup coverage, appreciate sponsors 


Leading football website in Nigeria, have arrived in St. Petersburg, Russia for the coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup which kicked off on June 14th. Chief Football Writer, Tobi Adepoju, who also double as the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Players Status Committee Member landed in St. Petersburg on Friday night aboard Fly Emirates Airline.

Mr Adepoju departed Lagos on Wednesday evening with top football administrators, journalists and section of the supporters club, the contingent had stopover in Dubai after eight hours flight journey from Lagos to the city of Dubai.

The contingent were lodge at the Copthorne Airport Hotel, Dubai for the 10-hour stopover.

“It was an amazing adventure with top football administrators, journalists and few members of the supporters club. The reception in Russia was also top notch,” Adepoju told

“Naijafootballplus appreciate the NFF and all the Federation sponsors for this massive sponsorship. Our company cherish this opportunity, it’s a big privilege. For the NFF to believe in our project, the amazing job we have done in two years reporting the Nigerian football will motivate and challenge us to do more.

“We have many packages for the World Cup, we have plans to bring the World Cup to the homes of every Nigerian and all Super Eagles activities both on and off the pitch. Stay tune here and enjoy our coverage live from Russia.”

The 28-year-old journalist would make his first appearance at the World Cup after covering the 2016 and 2018 CHAN in Rwanda and Morocco respectively. The 2018 AWCON hosted in Cameroon which Nigeria conquered and the 2017 WAFU Cup in Ghana. There are also work experiences from CAF clubs competitions in Egypt, Togo and Benin Republic for the League Blogger.

The Lagos based journalist who is also a football pundit on Channels TV and producer of Let’s Talk Naija Football on Top Radio every Saturday’s has been lodge at Park Inn Hotel inside the City of St. Petersburg. The hotel is few kilometers away from the St. Petersburg stadium.

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