Abuja - Five overseas based players have arrived the Super
Eagles camp as at 2.30pm Monday August 31st, ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations
qualifier against Tanzania, News24 can confirm.
18 overseas based players were invited for the September 5th
game, but as at the last count, only five of them have arrived the team's Abuja
They are Emmanuel Emenike, Moses Simon, Rabiu Ibrahim, Emem
Eduok and Kingsley Madu.
Expected players are Carl Ikeme, Vincent Enyeama, Godfrey
Oboabona, Kenneth Omeruo, Leon Balogun and William Troost-Ekong.
Also read: Emenike, Haruna battling to be fit for Tanzania game
Others being expected also are, Izunna Izuchukwu, Obiora
Nwankwo, Haruna Lukman and Joel Obi.
Ahmed Musa, Sylvester Igboun and Anthony Ujah are also being
expected as at the time of this report.
Meanwhile, the six selected home based players; Ikechukwu
Ezenwa, Chima Akas, Solomon Kwambe, Austin Obaroakpo, Usman Mohamed and Prince
Aggrey are also expected to return today, after being released over the weekend
to play for their clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League.
The team will leave Abuja on Thursday, aboard a chartered
flight to Dar-es-Salaam, and return with the same chartered flight to Port
Harcourt for the international friendly against Niger Republic.For
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