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Full House In Asaba As Super Eagles Begin Preparation For Seychelles, Egypt Games

Full House In Asaba As Super Eagles Begin Preparation For Seychelles,  Egypt Games

The Super Eagles commenced full preparation ahead of Friday’s dead rubber 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Seychelles at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Completesports.com reports.

All the invited 23 players participated in the training excercise under the supervision of head coach of the side Gernot Rohr.


Only seven players reported for duty on Monday with Alex Iwobi, Odion Ighalo, Semi Ajayi, Valentine Ozornwafor, Daniel Akpeyi, Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Ikouwen Udoh as the early arrivals.

The number however increased on Tuesday with the likes of vice-captain Ahmed Musa, Leon Balogun, Kenneth Omeruo, William Troost-Ekong amongst others joining their colleagues in camp.

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The quintet of John Ogu, Oghenekaro Etebo, Francis Uzoho Victor Osimhen and Henry Onyekuru however linked up with their colleagues in camp before the start of the training session to complete the number of players expected for the game.

“Full House. John Ogu, Etebo Ogenekaro, Francis Uzoho, Victor Osimhen and Henry Onyekuru have arrived in camp ahead of the #AFCON2019Q vs Seychelles 🇸🇨. All 23 invited players are now in and will be part of training today. #SoarSuperEagles #Team9jaStrong,”read a tweet on the Super Eagles official Twitter handle.

Gernot Rohr’s team which is already through to 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will also take on the Pharaohs of Egypt in a friendly also in Asaba next week Tuesday.

The Super Eagles are making a return to the AFCON finals after missing out on a place in the last two editions of the competition.

By Adeboye Amosu

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