Olympiacos striker Brown Ideye as well as Rio Olympics star Imoh Ezekiel are among the early arrivals at the Super Eagles training cam...
Olympiacos striker Brown Ideye as well as Rio Olympics star Imoh Ezekiel are among the early arrivals at the Super Eagles training camp in Uyo ahead of an AFCON qualifier against Tanzania.
Other players confirmed in Uyo are Turkey-based Musa Mohammed, Kano Pillars defender Jamiu Alimi, Rangers goalkeeper Emmanuel Daniel and youngster Victor Osimhen.
This is the first-ever call-up for Nigeria U20 striker Osimhen,who will sign a professional contract with German Bundesliga outfit Wolfsburg in January.
Ahead #2017AFCON qualifiers.— Nigeria Super Eagles (@NGSuperEagles) August 29, 2016
In camp(at 4pm Mon).
Emmanuel Daniel, Jamiu Alimi, Brown Ideye, Victor Osimhen, Imoh Ezekiel & Musa Mohammed.
Chief coach Salisu Yusuf as well as assistant Imama Amapakabo are also in the Akwa Ibom capital city, where the match will be played.
Officials also disclosed that Eagles coach Gernot Rohr along with his assistants and “a handful” of players will also join up later today after a flight delay from Lagos.
Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr & a handful of players, who have flight delays in Lagos are also expected to arrive in Uyo later today.— Nigeria Super Eagles (@NGSuperEagles) August 29, 2016
Nigeria take on Tanzania in a final AFCON qualifier on Saturday afternoon.
Both teams have been eliminated from the competition, but the Super Eagles will use the game to prepare for a 2018 World Cup qualifier in Zambia on October 3.