Super Eagles’ camp open with Ezenwa, Onyekuru

Henry Onyekuru and
Ikechukwu are expected to be first in camp as Nigeria’s Super Eagles
kick start preparations for Saturday’s AFCON Qualifier at Seychelles.
According to a statement
made available by the Nigeria Football Federation, Turkey –based
forward Henry Onyekuru will be the first player to arrive at the
Savoy Hotel Resort and Spa on Monday morning.
He should have landed in
Victoria at 11am on Monday, to be followed by goalkeeper Ezenwa, who
will arrive with the Nigeria –based members of the technical crew
and backroom staff.
All the other players on
Gernot Rohr’s 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 and the
Pirates clash at the 10,000 –capacity Stade Linite in a Group E,
Matchday 2 encounter on Saturday, starting from 4.30pm Seychelles
time (1.30pm Nigeria 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), with South Africa second after beating the
Super Eagles 2-0 in Uyo.


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