More Eagles Hit Abuja Camp


The camp of the Super Eagles in Abuja is expected to be full today, as more players join stars like Osaze Odemwingie, Victor Moses of Wigan Athletics and Obinna Nsofor who arrived  the country yesterday ahead of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and Ethiopia.

The Uche brothers, Ikechukwu and Kalu, Dele Adeleye, Peter Utaka and Inter Milan youngster Joel Obi are already in camp.

Moses is a late call up by Chief Coach, Samson Siasia, to the side ahead of the qualifier on Sunday, 27 March at the National Stadium, Abuja.

Moses travelled in the company of West Ham United forward, Nsofor from London to Abuja. Also in town are Olympique Marseille’s Taiye Taiwo and skipper Joseph Yobo.

Goalkeeper Sunday Rotimi,  Chibuzor Okonkwo and Julius Ubido have also reported at the Eagles’ camp.

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Other players in Abuja include Ahmed Musa, Nnamdi Oduamadi  and Ambrose Efe.

Birmingham’s Obafemi Martins is expected to lead the last set of players who would arrive today.

The players include Victor Anichebe of Everton, Mikel Obi of Chelsea, Olubayo Adefemi, Solomon Okoronkwo and Fengur Ogude.

The players in camp are expected to begin serious training today in Abuja.

Coach Siasia, who gave today as deadline for all invited players to arrive for the encounter against Ethiopia, believes his team would face a tough challenge in the qualifier.