Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi and Manchester City starlet Kelechi Iheanacho have joined the Super ...
Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi and Manchester City starlet Kelechi Iheanacho have joined the Super Eagles training camp in Abuja ahead of Friday’s World Cup qualifier in Swaziland.
Mikel arrived Abuja early Tuesday morning on board a British Airways flight.
“I hope to win (against Swaziland) and I have been doing this from the first day,” the Chelsea star said on arrival.
Manchester City teenager Iheanacho is honouring his first Super Eagles call-up.
Recalled Seattle Sounders striker Obafemi Martins is due in the training camp by afternoon, officials disclosed.
The players already in camp include Efe Ambrose, Odion Ighalo, Elderson Echiejile, Alex Iwobi, Rabiu Ibrahim, Carl Ikeme as well as the players from the domestic league – Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Austin Oboroakpo, Jamiu Alimi, Orji Kalu and Chima Akas
Nigeria’s first training session will be by 4pm at Abuja National Stadium.
The team will depart Abuja early Thursday morning for Swaziland on a chartered flight.