Falconets sleep on chairs, floor at Turkish airport


Samuel Bolaji

Photos of Nigeria’s Super Falconets sleeping on chairs and floor at a Turkish airport in Istanbul, Turkey, have emerged online.

The team was said to be travelling from Costa Rica and on a 24-hour layover in Istanbul.

Posting the photos to his social media pages, a Super Eagles’ ex-media officer, Collin Udoh, said, “Nigeria’s #Falconets have been travelling from Costa Rica since 6:30am on Monday.

“They’re now in Istanbul on a 24-hour layover and sleeping on the airport chairs and floor, or wherever they can find.”

The PUNCH reported that the Falconets bowed out of the FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup after a 2-0 loss to The Netherlands on Sunday.