Eagles move to Kaduna on Tuesday

Nigeria's Super Eagles on the pitch
Nigeria’s Super Eagles on the pitch

The Super Eagles will arrive in the city of Kaduna, venue of Friday’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Pharaohs of Egypt, on Tuesday.

Thenff.com was informed on Monday that all arrangements have been made for the team’s comfortable stay in the Centre of Learning, as Kaduna State’s motto goes.

Officials confirmed to thenff.com that the team would train on Tuesday morning at the National Stadium, Abuja before heading out to Kaduna.

Arsenal prodigy Alex Iwobi was the first overseas –based player to arrive in the Super Eagles’ camp in Abuja, on Sunday, before Turkey –based Umar Aminu and Godfrey Oboabona, and John Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo and Aaron Samuel.

England –based goalkeeper Carl Ikeme, defenders Efe Ambrose and Abdullahi Shehu, midfielders Kelechi Iheanacho and Azubuike Okechukwu and forwards Ahmed Musa, Moses Simon, Victor Moses and Fanendo Adi were being expected to land in Abuja on Monday night.

South Africa –based goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi, defenders Stanley Amuzie and Elderson Echiejile and midfielder Ogenyi Onazi would arrive in Lagos on Monday night and travel to Abuja by first flight on Tuesday.

Germany –based defender Leon Balogun, who has hamstring trouble, is being programmed for the return leg in Alexandria on Tuesday next week.

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