Super eagles arrive Uyo Ahead Zambia Clash
17 Super Eagles players have arrived the Ibom Le Meridian Hotel ahead of Saturday’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium.
Nigeria captain, John Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo, Ahmed Musa, Leon Balogun, Shehu Abdulahi, Mikel Agu, Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi were the second batch of players who arrived later on Monday.The early birds in camp on Monday were Oghenekaro Etebo, Anthony Nwakaeme, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, John Ogu, Elderson Echiejile and Dele Ajiboye.
The two standby players, Aremu Afiz and Ifeanyi Ifeanyu, for the game are also in camp.Expected later today (Tuesday) are Alex Iwobi, Victor Moses, Ola Aina, Daniel Akpeyi, Ogenyi Onazi, William Troost-Ekong, Moses Simon, Uche Agbo.Nigeria lead Group B with ten points from four games, three ahead of Zambia.
Aina Eager For Super Eagles Vs Chipolopolo Clash
Super Eagles defender Ola Aina has set his sights on Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Chipolopolo of Zambia in Uyo.Ola was in action for Hull City who thrashed Birmingham City 6-1 in the English Championship on Saturday.
The loanee defender from Chelsea played the full 90 minutes for Hull City in the impressive win.Aina is part of the 23 players invited by Gernot Rohr for the 2018 World Cup qualifier against the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations winners.
“Looking forward to International Duties,” Aina tweeted on his verified Twitter handle.He was invited for the double header against AFCON champions the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon on matchday three and four of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.