Oghenekaro Etebo and Maduka Okoye are among the early arrivers at Super Eagles. Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr hopes to have more players in camp though. Okoye arrived Benin on Monday, while Etebo joined him in on today Tuesday. More players are expected in camp on today afternoon ahead of Friday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying clash.
More team officials are also scheduled to arrive Benin City from Abuja today. Rohr is however expected to have the full compliment of 24 invited players in camp on Wednesday.
Nantes winger Moses Simon and Midtylland’s Frank Onyeka have already pulled out of the square. Simon and Onyeka pulled out due to injuries issues and was replaced by Paul Onuachu and Shehu Abdullahi.
Friday’s game at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium will kick-off at 5 pm Nigerian time. The reverse fixture will take place at the Siaka Stevens Stadium, Freetown next week Tuesday.