All the invited 24 Super Eagles players were at the Ibom Meridien Hotel camp for Tuesday’s training sessions at the practice pitch of the Godswill Akpabio Stadium.
John Mikel Obi led the team that had Abdullahi Shehu, Aaron Samuel, Moses Simon, Uche Agbo, Leon Balogun, John Ogu, Anthony Nwakaeme and Victor Moses who all arrived the Akwa Ibom capital yesterday for the first feel of the pitch.
Early birds like Ogenyi Onazi, Oghenekaro Etebo, Kelechi Iheanacho, William Ekong, Ahmed Musa, Chidozie Awaziem, Ola Aina, Daniel Akpeyi, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Mikel Agu, Odion Ighalo, Wilfred Ndidi, Dele Alampasu, Elderson Echiejile and Tyronne Ebuehi who made it to Uyo on Monday all showed enthusiasm to cage the Cameroonian Lions on Friday.
The team’s final training sessions today and tomorrow will be behind closed gates as fans and journalists are not allowed to watch.
Super Eagles are confident of beating the Indomitable Lions when both teams clash on Friday in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier, 5:00pm Nigeria time.
The match in Uyo is the first of two World Cup qualifiers between Nigeria and Cameroon. The second meeting will be at the Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo in Yaounde on September 4.