YESSENTUKI, RUSSIA - JUNE 12: Odion Ighalo of Nigeria poses for a portrait during the official FIFA World Cup 2018 portrait session on June 12, 2018 in Yessentuki, Russia. (Photo by Dan Mullan - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)
Rave of the moment and Nigeria’s most in-form forward, Odion Ighalo has arrived in Nigeria ahead of Saturday’s must-win clash against the Mediterranean Knights of Libya, reports.
The Changchun Yatai star player arrived the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos on Wednesday morning and was seen boarding an Air Peace flight to Uyo alongside Eagles’ media officer Toyin Ibitoye.
His arrival brings to 24 the number of players in camp with the exception of Russia-based Bryan Idowu who his also being expected ahead of Wednesday evening’s training session.
Ighalo scored in Nigeria’s last qualifier against Seychelles and will hope to bring his amazing club form to the team when they file out at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Saturday.
Anthony Aniekan Udoka