By Johnny Edward: Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has arrived at the Super Eagles camp in Rabat, Morocco ahead of Friday’s clash against Algeria in Constantine, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
The Tianjin TEDA midfielder who is poised for his 80th appearance for the three-time African champions had in company on arrival Deportivo La Coruna goalkeeper Francis Uzoho, who is set to make his Super Eagles debut at 18.
Both are expected to train with the rest of their teammates today.
But South Africa-based goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi is currently being delayed by a flight hitch from the Muritala International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria.
Akpeyi may join the team in Algeria if he does not get a flight to Rabat tonight.
The Eagles will train twice today after their first workout in Rabat, Morocco yesterday. The are expected to fly out to Algeria Thursday ahead of Friday’s game.
Nigeria have already qualified for the Russia 2018 World Cup. They face Argentina in a friendly in Russia on Tuesday.