Nations Cup Qualifier: Eagles Fully Regroup For Congo

Sunday Akintoye

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are back in action after their last outing at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil as they confront Congo this weekend in Calabar, Cross River State, in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series match.

•Austine Ejide

The camp of the Eagles is already full with most of the players on ground for the clash at the UJ Esuene Stadium in Calabar.

At least 21 players took part in the training session yesterday except for a few players who were absent due to flight delay. Emmanuel Emenike and Joel Obi who missed Tuesday’s training joined their teammates yesterday, increasing the number of players in camp.

•Joel Obi

They include Austin Ejide, Ramon Azeez, Nosa Igiebor, Chigozie Agbim, Oghodalor, Kunle, Gbolahan Salami, Azubuike Igwekwe, Juwon Oshinawa, Godfrey Oboabona, Kenneth Umeruo, Uche Nwofor, Mikel Obi, Ogenyi Onazi, Sone Aluko, Elderson Echiejile and Ahmed Musa.

•Kennedy Omeruo

Speaking with journalists in Calabar, Eagles’ coach, Stephen Keshi said his team are focused and ready to do the country proud on Saturday.

Keshi said he is satisfied with the commitment of the players in training and urged soccer-loving Nigerians to come out and cheer the team to victory.