By Johnny Edward:
New Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh will open camp for home-based players on 17 August in Abuja ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania in Dar-es-Salaam in September, completesportsnigeria.com has been informed.
The former Nigeria captain, who signed a three-year deal that will last till 2018, explained that early preparation is necessary.
“Camp for the game against Tanzania will open on 17 August with the foreign-based players joining the team one week to the game,” Oliseh told completesportsnigeria.com exclusively.
“We need to start camping next month and we will definitely start off with the home-based players.”
Nigeria currently sit second on the log and trail group leaders Egypt on goal difference.