2018 World Cup Qualifiers: Super Eagles arrive Abuja ahead Zambia clash


The Super Eagles camp in Abuja is bubbling with life as players invited for Sunday’s 2018 World Cup Qualifiers away to Zambia are trooping in numbers.

At the last count, at least a dozen from the 23 players expected are already in the Federal Capital Territory, and a host of others are already in the country getting set to join their teammates at the Abuja camp.

PREMIUM TIMES confirmed that Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Musa Muhammed, Carl Ikeme, Elderson Echiejile, Emmanuel Daniel, Ogenyi Onazi arrived in the camp.

Also Jamiu Alimi, Uche Agbo, Chisom Egbuchulam, Nosa Igiebor, Kenneth Omeruo, William Troost Ekong are in the Bolton White Apartment camp.

On the hand, England-based trio of Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi and John Obi Mikel are understood to be in town and may be part of Tuesday morning training session fixed for 10a.m.

The Super Eagles are also expected to have another session by 4p.m. at the Abuja National Stadium.

Preparations are indeed in full throttle for Sunday’s cracker billed for the Levy Nwanawasa Stadium against the Chipolopolo of Zambia.

The Nigeria delegation are expected to depart for Ndola by chartered flight on Friday.

The Zambia Vs Nigeria game will start at 2.30pm Zambia time (1.30pm Nigeria) on Sunday.


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