2018 WCQ: Super Eagles Await Mikel In Morocco
Captain John Obi Mikel is expected in the Morocco camp site of the Super Eagles on Tuesday, as the team get down to business for Friday's final World Cup qualifiers against Algeria.
While Mikel and few others are being awaited, a large chunk of those invited by Coach Gernot Rohr for the games against Algeria and then Argentina are all on the ground in Rabat where they will be camped.
On Monday, Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr welcomed 11 more players to Morocco after the earlier arrivals of Ahmed Musa, Wilfred Ndidi, Mikel Agu and goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa.
The other players that arrived on Monday include Oghenekaro Etebo, Alex Iwobi, Olanrewaju Kayode, Henry Onyekuru, Chidiebere Nwakali, Kelechi Iheanacho, Uche Agbo and Chidozie Awaziem.
Also Kenneth Omeruo and the Israel–based duo of John Ogu and Anthony Nwakaeme made it to camp on Monday.
Team administrator Dayo Enebi Achor confirmed to thenff.com that team captain Mikel, as well as goalkeepers Francis Uzoho and Daniel Akpeyi, were expected in Rabat on Tuesday.
On Friday, the Super Eagles, with the Russia 2018 World Cup ticket already in their pocket, will fly to Constantine, where they face Algeria at the Stade Mohamed Hamlaoui from 8.30pm Algeria time on Friday.
The Nigerian team will on Saturday fly aboard a chartered flight to Krasnodar, the Russian city that will host Tuesday’s international friendly against Argentina.
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