NIG Vs Libya: Super Eagles' Set For First Training
Officials of the national team have announced that the Super Eagles will have their first training session by 5.pm on Tuesday as they get set for their crucial Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Libya.
It is expected that the Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr and 18 invited will hit the Ibom Hotel & Golf Resort, Uyo later today ahead of the first training session.
Our training session today(Tuesday, October 9, 2018) holds at the training pitch of the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo from 5pm.— ???? Super Eagles (@NGSuperEagles) October 9, 2018
It is an open session.#SoarSuperEagles #Team9jaStrong. pic.twitter.com/LRd56OWPzu
Reports suggest that only three players and the two assistant coaches are already in camp by the close of business on Sunday.
The early birds in camp are Isaac Success, Semi Ajayi, and William Troost-Ekong.
It was gathered that several players who were expected in camp on Monday had difficulties connecting flights from Lagos to Uyo while Kelechi Iheanacho reportedly missed his flight from London to Lagos.
Nigeria will host Libya on Saturday in a matchday 3 clash in group E with the reverse fixture billed for the Stade Taïeb Mhiri in the city of Sfax, Tunisia on Tuesday, 16th October.
The Super Eagles will need at least four points from these two game to stay in good stead to qualify for next year's AFCON.
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