Brazil 2014: Eagles arrive London for Scotland friendly

Fourteen players made the trip from Abuja to London.

The Super Eagles arrived London on Sunday afternoon ahead of a pre-World Cup friendly match against Scotland on Wednesday night.

The Super Eagles put up at the Hilton Cobhams Hotel in London.`

The team, with Coach Stephen Keshi as head of the delegation, left the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport on Sunday morning and arrived the Heathrow Airport in London at 2:15 p.m. local time.

On ground to welcome the Eagles was team secretary, Dayo Enebi Achor, and NFF friendly games consultant, Jairo Panchon.

Fourteen players made the trip from Abuja to London, while Ukraine based striker, Michael Babatunde, was already waiting at the team’s hotel.

Among the 14 were nine foreign based stars, while the rest are based in Nigeria. The list includes Ogenyi Onazi, Victor Obinna Nsofor, Ahmed Musa, Michael Uchebo, Godfrey Oboabona, Gariel Reuben, Juwon Oshaniwa, Efe Ambrose and Sunday Mba.

Emmanuel Emenike and Ramon Azeez also arrived the team’s camp.

The home-based stars are Chigozie Agbim, Azubuike Egwuekwe, Daniel Akpeyi, Kunle Odunlami and Ejike Uzoenyi.

All other players were expected to link up with the team latest by Monday before the first training session.

Turkey based defender, Godfrey Oboabona, also set the business mood in camp alive when he said the World Cup is a place to showcase true skills and he will do everything within his powers to be part of the final 23-man list for the mundial in Brazil.

Babatunde Michael, who was the first player to arrive camp, also spoke in a similar vein, assuring that he will give his all to be part of the Nigerian team to the World Cup.

The team will have their first training this evening with all the 30 players invited for the World Cup preparation expected to take part.

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