By Adeboye Amosu:
The home-based Super Eagles had their first training session in Pretoria, South Africa on Sunday morning, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
The training session that was supervised by head coach of the side, Sunday Oliseh, started around 8.30am (9.30pm Nigerian time) and lasted for about an hour.
Twenty two players and the technical crew led by assistant coaches, Jean Francois Loscuito, Salisu Yusuf and Alloy Agu, as well as other backroom staff arrived at the team’s Protea Hotel abode at around 11.30pm (12.30pm Nigerian time) late Saturday night.
The Eagles will take on the Palancas Negras of Angola in a pre-CHAN friendly game on Wednesday, January 6.
They will also file out against another CHAN-bound team, Cote d’lvoire, in another tune-up game on January 10.
Oliseh’s charges are drawn in Group C alongside fellow West Africans, Niger and Guinea, as well as Tunisia.
They will take on Niger in their first game on January 18 at the Stade Regional Nyamirambo.