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2026 WCQ: Lookman, Ajayi, Aina, Osayi-Samuel Arrive Super Eagles’ Camp

2026 WCQ: Lookman, Ajayi, Aina, Osayi-Samuel Arrive Super Eagles’ Camp

The quartet of Ademola Lookman, Semi Ajayi, Ola Aina and Bright Osayi-Samuel have arrived Uyo for Nigeria’s 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Lesotho and Zimbabwe.

The four players arrived the Victor Attah International Airport, Uyo on Tuesday morning.

They were received by officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

The players then made the trip by road to the team’s Four Points Hotel base in Ikot Ekpene.

Their arrivals increased the number of players in camp to 10.

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Defenders Kenneth Omeruo and Jamilu Collins as well as Umar Sadiq were the early arrivals in camp on Monday.

The trio were later joined in camp by Francis Uzoho, Kelechi Iheanacho and Ojo Olorunleke.

More players are still being expected in camp.

Jose Peseiro’s side will hold their first training session later tonight at the practice pitch of the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium.

The Super Eagles will entertain the Likuena at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo on Thursday.

By Adeboye Amosu


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COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 10
  • Greenturf 6 months ago

    So apparently,the team has just one day(Wednesday)of full house training wow!The reason the coach can’t invite many new players has to maintain a core..

    • Sam Ade 6 months ago

      Yes, I thought the same thing!

      Nigeria football is getting dead because of our bad leaders and corruption.

      I am saying all this from London, UK.

      • Justin 6 months ago

        Sometimes i wonder the kinds of human beings that come on this platform to come and ditch out nonsense. Did someone just buy you data and needed to waste it. So how is this the governments fault. Is it the government that is running the NFF. Last time we checked that would be considered interference. Is it the government that is selecting layers for the national team. Until you all be honest with yourselves and admit that we just have average players. Next time channel ur anger towards FIFA and Caf for this tight scheduling.

        • Sam Ade 6 months ago

          My brother, do you want to tell me that bad leaders doesn’t affect our football.
          Secondly, man knows man affected our football as well???
          Yes or no?

  • Ololo 6 months ago

    Only 10 players for a game on Thursday!

    They are lucky they are playing Lesotho, if they try this against South Africa, it will not be funny.

    I know many played on Sunday but this is Tuesday afternoon.. they should be in camp lastest this evening

  • Ayphillydegreat 6 months ago

    This is why it’s better to prosecute this type of games with players you’re familiar with. All the gaffer and his crew can do is to observe the fitness level of his supposed first 11 and get them ready for the game on Thursday. No time to waste time. 

  • Sportradio88.0 fm 6 months ago

    Lesotho are coming to play 3 5 2 and 6 3 1; formation. So expect hard game I hope the game wil not be in the afternoon. Anyway we are in cold season.

  • Jason 6 months ago

    Over-hyped players, nothing super about them, our glory days is fading before our eyes

  • Sam Ade 6 months ago

    Why can we train at least ten home based players from the country that we are over 200 millions humans being.

    God have a mercy on us in Nigeria, amen.

  • Sam Ade 6 months ago

    Why can’t we train at least ten home based players properly from the country that we are over 200 millions humans being.

    God have a mercy on us in Nigeria, amen.

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