The World Cup trophy has been making the rounds around the world and it has officially landed in Nigeria.
The trophy is on a tour of 91 cities in 51 countries across six continents before the 21st FIFA World Cup.
The competition is scheduled for June 14 to July 15 in Russia.
The federation said the Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, and the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Olusade Adesola, the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, and several others will receive the trophy.
On Thursday, a whole-day consumer viewing of the trophy is planned for the Old Parade Ground in Abuja.
The trophy and its accompanying team will then fly into Lagos on Friday morning, to be received by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and NFF First Vice-President, Seyi Akinwunmi.
There will be a consumer viewing of the trophy at the Tafawa Balewa Square on Saturday, before the trophy departs Nigeria in the evening.
This is the fourth Global Tour by the FIFA World Cup Trophy, and the third time it will be visiting Nigeria.