- In preparation for Afcon Qualifiers against bafana bafana of South Africa this weekend,22 super eagles players have arrived Stephen keshi stadium, asaba training camp.
IntheI absence of super eagles captain,John Obi Mikel,the stand by captain,ahmed musa lead other players for light training.
It is a must win match for Nigeria to maintain their leading position in the group.
Nigeria is leading the group with just one point against South Africa. Super eagles are on 9 points,south Africa is on 8 points . While third in the group is Libya and the weeping team is Seychelles at the bottom of the table with just a point. Any slip will jeopardize their chances to qualify for next year Africa Cup of Nations competition.
Nigeria failed to qualify for the last edition held last year.
To motivate the players, the governor of delta state,Ifeanyi okowa has promised to give super eagles 9 million naira for each goals they scored in the match.
At training as well were goalkeepers Daniel Akpeyi, Theophilus Afelokhai and Ikechukwu Ezenwa, and defenders Olaoluwa Aina, Adeleye Aniyikaye, Semi Ajayi, Bryan Idowu, William Ekong, Leon Balogun, Kenneth Omeruo and Jamilu Collins.
There were also midfielders Oghenekaro Etebo, John Ogu and Mikel Agu, and forwards Kelechi Iheanacho, Moses Simon, Victor Osimhen, Henry Onyekuru, Alex Iwobi, Isaac Success and Samuel Chukwueze.
Only France –based forward Samuel Kalu is expected on Wednesday.
Nigeria super eagles players have a very big task ahead to revenge 2:0 defeat they conceded in the first group match against South Africa in Nigeria.
In that match,bafana bafana broken unbeaten jinx against Nigeria on competitive matches.
The super eagles coach Gernot Rohr have assured Nigerians that they will upturn the result of the first encounter against bafana bafana on this weekend in Johannesburg,south Africa.
Nigeria is scheduled to play some other friendly match after Saturdy match.