The Super Eagles departed Moscow Friday afternoon back to Nigeria after they were eliminated from the World Cup in Russia.
The Eagles departed Moscow airport by 2.50 pm Russian time, which is12.50pm in Nigeria, after they arrived from their base camp in Es- sentuki earlier today.
They flew out on Emirates Airline and will have a stop-over in Dubal before they connect a flight to Nigeria.
Only eight players out of the 23 who made the World Cup list are on board after most of the others quit the team’s camp differently.
World Cup hero Ahmed Musa alongside Shehu Abdullahi were the first to arrive Nigeria Thursday night.
Defender Kenneth Omeruo told SCORENigeria he is excited to take a break after a hectic season and his recent wedding in Istanbul.
“I am going back home to rest, and take a break from football after a very busy time from the commencement of the season,” he said.
“Immediately after the season ended, I also did my white wedding and I wasted no time to join my team mate ahead of preparation to the World Cup.
“I am just going back home to rest and get refreshed and see my loved ones and my family.”