Lookman, and Sadiq hit Super Eagles Abuja camp as number soars to 24
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Lookman, and Sadiq hit Super Eagles Abuja camp as number soars to 24

Ademola Lookman and Umar Sadiq have joined the Super Eagles camp as the number of players in the Abuja camp soared to 24.

The Leicester City winger who was rumored to be injured looked very happy to have linked with his national teammates.

Ademola Lookman who had represented England in age-grade competitions will be hoping he gets his first games in Nigeria colours when Eagles tackle Black Stars.

The Leicester City attacker in the video share by Nigeria Football Federation expressed his delight at coming to represent his fatherland.

“Hi guys, it is Ademola Lookman here.

“Just arrived at the camp and I am happy to be here.

“And Naija, mo tide (I have arrived/come).”

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Almeria striker, Umar Sadiq also linked up with the rest of the Eagles today. The Nigerian striker was in action for his La Liga chasing club on Monday as they secured an important 1-0 win against 4th placed Tenerife.

Sadiq will be hoping he adds to his one goal for Nigeria if given the opportunity in both games.

The 24 Super Eagles in camp as at the time of this report are

1. Leon Balogun
2. William Troost-Ekong
3. Semi Ajayi
4. Ola Aina
5. Frank Onyeka
6. Odion Ighalo
7. Daniel Akpeyi
8. Ahmed Musa
9. Oghenekaro Etebo
10. Kelechi Iheanacho
11. Shehu Abdullahi
12. Francis Uzoho
13. Moses Simon
14. Emmanuel Dennis
15. Joe Aribo
16. Calvin Bassey
17. Innocent Bonke
18. Kenneth Omeruo
19. Zaidu Sanusi
20. Samuel Chukwueze
21. Victor Osimhen
22. Akinkunmi Amoo
23. Ademola Lookman
24, Sadiq Umar

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The aggregate winner of the games will secure the ticket for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

The first leg of the qualifiers is to take place at the Baba Yara Stadium on Friday 25th by 19:30 GMT (20:30 Nigerian time).

While the return leg is scheduled to take place at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja on Tuesday 29th by 5pm Nigerian time.

Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Sportlineng.com. Talks sports with a great bias for Basketball, Tennis, Field Hockey and Football. Presently the media officer of Nigeria Hockey Federation. I have been in the business of Sports communication and marketing for more than 10 years. Not forgetting that I won West African University Games, Nigeria University Games gold medals. You can find me on Twitter @1topham.

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