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2026 WCQ: Okoye Arrives Super Eagles Camp

2026 WCQ: Okoye Arrives Super Eagles Camp

Maduka Okoye has arrived the Super Eagles camp ahead of the Group C 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against South Africa and Benin Republic.

Okoye’s arrival was confirmed by Super Eagles Media Officer, Promise Efoghe, on Wednesday night.

This means all the 23 players invited for the qualifiers are now in the team’s Uyo camp.

The Eagles will take on South Africa’s Bafana Bafana on matchday 3 of the qualifiers on Friday, 7 June inside the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo.

Also Read: 2026 WCQ: Super Eagles Invitation A Big Surprise, I Will Give My Best — Olawoyin

On Monday, 10 June, the team will travel to Côte d’Ivoire to face Benin Republic on matchday 4.

The Eagles trained inside the main bowl of the Godswill Akpabio Stadium on Wednesday and will train again at 6.30pm on Thursday.

Journalists will be allowed to take pictures and shots for 15 minutes only at the start of the exercise and no interviews will be allowed.

The South Africans will train inside the main bowl at 8pm.

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  • We can safely say Nwabali will be in goal. It is “indiscipline” to reward late comers with first team duties

  • Ugo Iwunze 2 weeks ago

    Nwabali derserves to be in Goals Regardless of Okoye being Late or Not, Okoye cannot be blamed to much because of the strike was nation wide.

    To even consider Nwabali should be replaced because Okoye is doing well at Udinese is not fair on Nwabali. Nwabali’s AFCON performance demands that he must be given the opportunity to be keep his place until Displaced. even if we look at both their AFCON Performances 2021 and 2023 respectively even from that Angle Nwabali deserves to keep his spot. So until Nwabali has a bad game and Okoye comes in and does way better than what he did before. Nwabali should be rewarded for his AFCON performance. Just my opinion.

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