Abuja - Super Eagles and Dream Team on Wednesday intensified
training ahead of their international engagements scheduled to take place later
The Super Eagles are preparing for their March 25 Africa Cup
of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match against Egypt in Kaduna.
The Dream Team are training for an international friendly
against their Brazilian counterparts on March 24 as part of preparations for
the Rio 2016 Olympics.
A NAN correspondent who watched both teams’ training on
Wednesday evening at the mainbowl of the National Stadium in Abuja reports that
players of both sides battled to impress their coaches.
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This was to guarantee them places on the final lists of
selected players for the encounters.
Samson Siasia took charge of the Super Eagles training,
while Fatai Amoo handled the national under-23 male team.
The training later took a different dimension when both
teams engaged each other in a training match, with the under-23 side winning
Defender Kalu Orji did not take part in the training due to
a slight injury he sustained in Tuesday’s drill.
The Rangers International FC of Enugu player, however, told
NAN that he would be fit for the 2017 AFCON qualifier against Egypt on March
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