Nigeria’s Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr and some of his technical assistants has arrived the city of Abuja as preparations kicked off for next week’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Zambia in Ndola.
Meanwhile, Captain Mikel John Obi has debunked reports of his being injured, saying he is fully fit and ready for Sunday’s cracker at the Levy Nwanawasa Stadium against the Chipolopolo.
“I don’t know where the story about my being injured came from. I have no injury. All the other players and myself are fit and ready and we are determined to start the World Cup race on a winning note,” Mikel told the team’s Administrator, Dayo Enebi Achor on Saturday.
Players are expected in camp as from y with training sessions scheduled for morning and evening each day before their departure to Ndola by on Friday.
The clash between the Super Eagles and the Chipolopolo (who both fought out a memorable Africa Cup of Nations final in Tunis in 1994 that the Eagles edged 2-1) will start at 1.30pm Nigerian time on Sunday.