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Super Eagles begin training as players hit camp

02 September 2014, 13:58Israel Ojoko

Calabar - Super Eagles began training on Tuesday at the Abraham Ordia soccer pitch inside the University of Calabar ahead of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Congo and South Africa.

Nigeria host Congo in Calabar on Saturday before heading to Cape Town where they take on South Africa on September 10.

The Super Eagles camp opened on Monday night with Turkey based Godfrey Oboabona being the first foreign based player to arrive camp. He has been joined by Ebenezer Kunle Odunlami, Azubuike Egwueke, Gbolahan Salami, Chigozie Agbim and Solomon Osadunna.

Head Coach Stephen Keshi, his assistants Daniel Amokachi, Hyadounou Valere and Ike Shorunmu are also in the team’s Transcorp Metropolitan Hotel in Calabar, with Keshi insisting that there is no time to waste before the game on Saturday.

Team Administrator, Dayo Enebi Achor assured that all the players would be in camp by Tuesday on time for the evening training session, even as the technical crew has mapped out a twice a day training schedule.

He revealed that almost all invited players are already in the country and will all storm camp on Tuesday.

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