The fans of Nigeria at the world cup in Russia, the stadiums not enter with live chickens. The fans have the habit of keeping the chickens as a good luck charm to have during a football match.
The Nigerian national football team has the nickname ‘Super Eagles’ (‘superarenden’) and the fans have for that reason a habit, as a good luck charm living green-and-white painted chickens to the stadium.
The ban comes after several Nigerian fans in Kaliningrad, where the Africans on Saturday in their tournament opening against Croatia, were looking for places where they have live chickens could buy. “But we have warned them that they the stadium is absolutely not allowed with live animals’, said the local minister of Tourism Andrei Yermak.
After the opener against Croatia will meet Nigeria Iceland (22/06). Quit doing it in group D with a match against runner up at the worlds in Argentina (26/06).