Super Eagles assemble for first training

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will begin their first training in Abuja on Tuesday morning ahead of AFCON 2017 qualifiers against Egypt.
Super Eagles spokesman, Toyin Ibitoye said Tuesday morning training in Abuja will be from 7am at the Abuja National Stadium and the squad are expected to leave for Kaduna thereafter, where they will also train at the match venue at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium.

He said Monday has been set aside for the players to arrive the training camp.

Tuesday’s training is open to the public.

He further said a total of nine players have so far arrived the training camp.

The players include Chelsea star Mikel Obi, Alex Iwobi from Arsenal, Portugal-based Shehu Abdullahi as well as Umar Aminu, who is based in Turkey.

A good number of players are due in Abuja later today.

Aisha JM