Super Eagles head coach, Jose Peseiro had a full house for the first training session ahead of Nigeria’s World Cup qualification match vs Lesotho.
Twenty-three players were handed call-ups for the opening 2026 FIFA World Cup qualification games for Nigeria.
All twenty-three were present for the first training session on Tuesday, November 14 at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo.
The session was behind closed-doors as Coach Peseiro and his crew explained tactics for the match to the players.
Nigeria will face Lesotho in a 2026 FIFA World Cup qualification matchday one fixture on Thursday, November 16, 2023 at the 30000 capacity Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo.
ALL THE PLAYERS IN TRAINING ON TUESDAY:
Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (Omonia FC, Cyprus); Olorunleke Ojo (Enyimba FC); Amas Obasogie ( Bendel Insurance FC)
Defenders: Olaoluwa Aina (Nottingham Forest, England); Chidozie Awaziem (Boavista FC, Portugal); Bright Osayi-Samuel (Fenerbahce FC, Turkey); Bruno Onyemaechi (Boavista FC, Portugal); Kenneth Omeruo (Kasimpasa FC, Turkey); Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England); Calvin Bassey (Fulham FC, England); Jamilu Collins (Cardiff FC, Wales).
Midfielders: Raphael Onyedika (Club Brugge, Belgium); Joe Ayodele-Aribo (Southampton FC, England); Frank Onyeka (Brentford FC, England); Alex Iwobi (Fulham FC, England).
Forwards: Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Sadiq Umar (Real Sociedad, Spain); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Ademola Lookman (Atalanta FC, Italy); Nathan Tella (Bayer Leverkusen, Germany); Taiwo Awoniyi (Nottingham Forest, England); Terem Moffi (OGC Nice, France); Victor Boniface (Bayer Leverkusen, Germany).