.Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel (2nd left), Manchester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho (2nd right) and other players during their training in Abuja. –
Reports say all 23 invited players are now at the Super Eagles’ Bolton White Hotel and Apartments in Abuja as the countdown began for Sunday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Zambia in Ndola.
Captain Mikel John Obi and the UK legion arrived aboard British Airways flight from London on Tuesday morning, ahead of Ahmed Musa, Brown Ideye and Nigeria League top scorer Godwin Obaje, who came in before the evening training session.
In camp now are: Mikel John Obi, Ahmed Musa, Ogenyi Onazi, Carl Ikeme, Kingsley Madu, Musa Muhammed, Emmanuel Daniel, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Elderson Echiejile, Nosa Igiebor, Abdullahi Shehu, William Paul Ekong, Alex Iwobi, Kenneth Omeruo, Anderson Esiti, Jamiu Alimi, Wilfred Ndidi, Chisom Egbuchunam, Uche Agbo, Kelechi Iheanacho, Moses Simon, Brown Ideye and Godwin Obaje.
The NFF confirmed on Tuesday that the Super Eagles will train on Wednesday morning but take on Nigeria Professional Football League side, Plateau United FC of Jos in a friendly match at the mainbowl of the National Stadium, Abuja on Wednesday evening.