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Eagles Camp Update: Musa, Troost-Ekong, Balogun In; 18 Players Now In Asaba Ahead Seychelles, Egypt Clashes

Eagles Camp Update: Musa, Troost-Ekong, Balogun In; 18 Players Now In Asaba Ahead Seychelles, Egypt Clashes

I8 out of the 23 invited players have arrived the Super Eagles Asaba camp ahead of Friday’s dead rubber 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Seychelles.

Only seven players reported for duty on Monday with Alex Iwobi, Odion Ighalo, Semi Ajayi, Valentine Ozornwafor, Daniel Akpeyi, Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Ikouwen Udoh as the early arrivals.

The number however increased on Tuesday with the likes of vice-captain Ahmed Musa, Leon Balogun, Kenneth Omeruo, William Troost-Ekong amongst others joining their colleagues in camp.

“Latest arrivals; Ahmed Musa, Paul Onuachu, Effiong Ndifreke, Leon Balogun, Troost Ekong, Kenneth Omeruo, Abdullahi Shehu, Wilfred Ndidi, Chidozie Awaziem, Moses Simon, Jamilu Collins. #AFCON2019Q vs Seychelles 🇸🇨. #SoarSuperEagles #Team9jaStrong,” reads a tweet on the official Twitter handle of the Super Eagles.

Five players; Francis Uzoho, Henry Onyekuru, John Ogu, Oghenekaro Etebo and Victor Osimhen are still being expected in camp.

The team is expected to have their first training session ahead of the game at 4.45 pm local time today (Tuesday) at the Stephen Keshi Stadium.

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Gernot Rohr’s team which is already through to 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will also take on the Pharaohs of Egypt in a friendly also in Asaba next week Tuesday.


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