Tanzanian giants Simba SC arrived Nigeria enroute Wednesday afternoon to have a date with Nigerian champions Plateau United in the CAF Champions League first leg preliminary round, Felele247.com.ng reports.
Simba departed Tanzania on Monday morning and arrived in Ethiopia where they stayed on Tuesday.
They departed Ethiopia via Addis Ababa international airport in the early hours of Wednesday for Nigeria.
They arrived in Abuja on Wednesday afternoon and are expected to move to Plateau state venue of the match.
Speaking with a member of the entourage “Its a wonderful feeling to be in Abuja ( Nigeria)”
” We will stay for a day and then proceed to Jos on Friday ahead of the match against Plateau United, we had a conducted physio training today afternoon after the long trip from”
Simba arrived Nigeria well motivated after they recorded an emphatic 7 -0 over coastal union last weekend in the league.
Part of the contingent are Bernard Morrison, Clatous Chama who is being regarded as the dirty job maker and their in-form striker John Bocco who netted a hat trick in the game is also part of the party to Nigeria.
Plateau United will host Simba in the first leg of the competition at the new Jos Stadium this weekend.
Simba SC sit 3rd on the Tanzania Premier League with 23 points from 12 games.