*Team holds first training session Tuesday evening

The camp of the Super Eagles of Nigeria has started bubbling following the arrival of invited players for the clash against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa and the friendly match between the Cranes of Uganda next Tuesday, can authoritatively report.

As at the time of filing this report, no fewer than 10 players were already at the team’s hotel in Asaba, with Ikechukwu Ezenwa leading the home-based players, whilst Turkey-based striker Henry Onyekuru led the overseas counterparts present in camp.

Similarly, can also confirm that UK-based duo of Leon Balogun, Alex Iwobi and Udinese’s William Troost-Ekong will arrive today and in time for their first training session after they all boarded a flight from Heathrow down to Nigeria late Monday night.

Also, on-form defender, Kenneth Omeruo is also expected in Asaba on Tuesday morning after the Leganes player posted a picture of himself, Brian Idowu and new boy Samuel Chukwueze at the airport in Spain.

Israel-based midfielder John Ogu is also expected on Tuesday morning after playing just on Sunday night, whilst stand-in skipper Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Iheanacho are also being expected on Tuesday.

The Super Eagles are expected to hold their first training session later on Tuesday evening, having failed to train on the first official day of camping on Monday.

List of Eagles already in camp:


Daniel Akpeyi, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Theophilus Afelokhai, Olamilekan Adeleye, Ola Aina, Semi Ajayi, Henry Onyekuru, Moses Simon, Jamilu Collins and Mikel Agu.