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AFCON Qualifier; Iwobi, Ighalo And Other Players Arrive Super Eagles Camp

Super Eagles camp has opened with Odion Ighalo and Alex Iwobi in Asaba ahead of Nigeria’s games against Seychelles and Egypt during the international break. 

Alex Iwobi has arrived in Asaba to join Super Eagles camp (Getty Images)
Alex Iwobi has arrived in Asaba to join Super Eagles camp (Getty Images)

The Super Eagles will take on Seychelles in a dead rubber 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier on Friday, March 22 and Egypt in a friendly game four days later, all at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba.

Ahead of the games, seven players have arrived in Asaba. Iwobi and Ighalo who were not in action for their respective clubs were one of the first players to hit camp. 

Odion Ighalo was also one of the first arrivals in Super Eagles camp on Monday

Odion Ighalo was also one of the first arrivals in Super Eagles camp on Monday

Other players in camp on Monday, March 18 were Semi AjayiIkouwem UdoValentine OzonwaforIkechukwu Ezenwa and Daniel Akpeyi.

More players are expected in camp on Tuesday. The likes of John OguKenneth Omeruo and Henry Onyekuru are already in Nigeria. 

The Super Eagles have already qualified for the 2019 AFCON and the game against Seychelles is an opportunity for Gernot Rohr to kick start his preparations for the main tournament in June.

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