*Onyekuru leads early arrivals

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have officially opened camping at the Savoy Hotel Resort and Spa in Beau Gallon, Seychelles ahead of their must-win encounter, with Henry Onyekuru being the first player to arrive camp, reports.

The Galatasaray forward landed in Victoria around 11am before moving to the camp and was joined later in the day by goalkeeper Okechukwu Ezenwa, while the duo of Kelechi Nwakali and Chidozie Awaziem are also due to join the team before dinner on Monday.

The Super Eagles and the Pirates clash at the 10,000 –capacity Stade Linite in a Group E, Match Day 2 encounter on Saturday, with kickoff set for 4.30pm local time (1.30pm Nigerian time).

Nigeria currently sits third in the group with zero points, three points behind Libya and South Africa after losing their opening game to South Africa last year in Uyo last year.