Zambian President Edgar Chagwa Lungu will be at the stadium on Sunday to watch Zambia host Nigeria in a World Cup qualifier according to officials with the match scheduled to kick off at 2.30pm Zambia time (1.30pm Nigeria time).
The Nigerian delegation to Zambia arrived in Ndola minutes after noon on Saturday ahead of the match with the Nigerian sports minister Solomon Dalung as the head of the delegation. Other dignitaries present with the delegation include NFF president Amaju Pinnick, NFF vice presidents Seyi Akinwunmi and Shehu Dikko, some members of the National Assembly and some members of the NFF Executive Committee.
The 148 –seater Arik Air Boeing 737-800 aircraft arrived at the Simon Kawewe International Airport in Ndola at 12.07pm Zambia time (11.07am Nigeria time), after a 4-hour-and-20-minute flight from Abuja.
The Super Eagles are presently staying at the Protea Hotel Marriott, which is adjacent to the venue, the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium, for the crucial clash.