Super Eagles will be lodged at the Savoy Hotel Resort and Spa in Victoria ahead of Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Seychelles, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
The Savoy Hotel Resort and Spa is a four star hotel situated at the Mahe Island and it’s a 25 minutes drive from the Seychelles International Airport.
According to a media statement from the Nigeria Football Federation made available to Completesportsnigeria.com, Turkey –based forward Henry Onyekuru will be the first player to arrive at the team’s hotel on Monday morning as Nigeria begin preparation for Saturday’s clash with the Pirates of Seychelles.
The Galatasaray SK forward is expected to land in Victoria on the island of Mahe at 11am on Monday.
He is expected to be joined
by Enyimba goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, who will arrive with the Nigeria-based members of the technical crew and backroom staff two and half hours later.
Other invited players on the 24-man roster will arrive at the team hotel on Tuesday, with one group to come in before breakfast and another group expected at lunchtime.
Rohr has included three goalkeepers, eight defenders, six midfielders and seven forwards in his list for the crucial match, with four other players on standby.
The Super Eagles are third in Group E behind Libya and South Africa after losing their first game to the Bafana Bafana.
The match-day 2 encounter on Saturday kicks off at 4.30pm Seychelles time (1.30pm Nigerian time), with both teams in need of the three points after losing their respective openers to the campaign 15 months ago.
Libya top Group E following a 5-1 whiplash of Seychelles who have installed a new coach in Gavin Jeanne. South Africa are second after beating the Super Eagles 2-0 in Uyo.