Calabar - The camp of the Super Eagles on Monday opened in Calabar ahead of the return leg of the 2014 FIFA World Cup playoff against Ethiopia.
The game will be played at the UJ Esuene stadium on Saturday with Nigeria defending a 2-1 lead from the first leg.
Coach Stephen Keshi is already in Calabar with the home based players, while the foreign based are expected to start arriving at camp from Monday.
Keshi has given Tuesday as deadline for arrival as he expects a full house to perfect strategy before the game.
The Big Boss has replaced injured SC Heerenveen of Netherlands striker Uche Nwofor with Toronto FC's powerful Bright Dike for his squad to face both Ethiopia and Italy in an upcoming friendly.