Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel and Manchester City youngster Kelechi Iheanacho have both arrived in the Super Eagles camp early on Tuesday morning joining other invited players that have made it in already ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers clash with Swaziland on Friday.
Iheanacho will be making his senior team debut if introduced to play after getting his first senior call-up to represent Nigeria.
Mikel, who arrived on board a British Airways flight, expressed his hope to win with the team on Friday upon arrival at the airport.
“I hope to win (against Swaziland) and I have been doing this from the first day,” the Chelsea star said on arrival.
However, Seattle Sounders striker Obafemi Martins, who gained a recall to play with the Super Eagles, will reportedly be arriving in camp (Abuja) this afternoon.
Super Eagles Players Already In Camp:
Efe Ambrose, Odion Ighalo, Elderson Echiejile, Alex Iwobi, Rabiu Ibrahim, Carl Ikeme as well as the players from the domestic league – Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Austin Oboroakpo, Jamiu Alimi, Orji Kalu and Chima Akas
Nigeria’s first training session will be by 4pm at Abuja National Stadium.
The team will depart Abuja early Thursday morning for Swaziland on a chartered flight..