Abuja - All 23 players invited by Super Eagles Technical
Adviser, Gernot Rohr for Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match
against Algeria have now arrived for the big match.
Only Belgium defender Elderson Echiejile was still making
his way to the camp as at Tuesday evening. Coach Rohr and his assistants put
the players through their paces twice on Tuesday. They will also train on
Wednesday morning before flying to Uyo in the afternoon.
In camp are goalkeepers Daniel Akpeyi, Ikechukwu Ezenwa and
Dele Alampasu; defenders Abdullahi Shehu, Musa Muhammed, Leon Balogun, William
Paul Ekong, Kenneth Omeruo, Uche Agbo and Kingsley Madu; midfielders Mikel John
Obi, Ogenyi Onazi, John Ogu, Wilfred Ndidi and Oghenekaro Etebo and; forwards
Victor Moses, Brown Ideye, Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho, Moses Simon, Odion
Ighalo and Ahmed Musa.
Group leaders Nigeria looked sharp in training on Tuesday,
and the Fennecs certainly have a mountain to surmount in Uyo on Saturday.
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The Super Eagles go into the match on a four –match winning
streak, going back to the summer when they defeated Mali 1-0 in Rouen, France
and spanked Luxembourg 3-1 in Luxembourg City. Both were friendly matches.
In September, the Eagles pipped Tanzania 1-0 in a 2017
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Uyo, before edging Zambia 2-1 in Ndola at
the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup race on 9th October.
Manchester City of England’s youthful forward Kelechi
Iheanacho scored in all four matches.
that captain Mikel Obi, Ahmed Musa and 18 others on Tuesday morning took part
in the Super Eagles first training session at the National Stadium, Abuja.
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