Stand-in skipper Ahmed Musa and 21 other invited Super Eagles have arrived in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom State, ahead of Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Mediterranean Knights of Libya.
The arrivals enabled Coach Gernot Rohr and crew to organize a full training session on Tuesday evening, as the three-time African champions prepare to pluck all three points from the Group E pacesetters.
Goalkeepers Francis Uzoho, Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Daniel Akpeyi, as well as defenders William Ekong, Semi Ajayi, Leon Balogun, Olaoluwa Aina, Jamilu Collins, Abdullahi Shehu, Chidozie Awaziem and Kenneth Omeruo are among those at the Ibom Meridien Hotels and Resort.
There are also midfielders Wilfred Ndidi, Samuel Kalu, Ogenyi Onazi, John Ogu and Oghenekaro Etebo, and forwards Isaac Success, Alex Iwobi, Moses Simon, Henry Onyekuru and Kelechi Iheanacho.
Only Russia-based wing back Bryan Idowu and China-based forward Odion Ighalo are being expected on Wednesday.
The Mediterranean Knghts top Group E with four points (from their defeat of Seychelles and draw with Libya), while South Africa (winner over Nigeria before they drew with Libya) are second and Nigeria, who lost to South Africa and defeated Seychelles, lie third.