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Nigeria Vs Lesotho: Full-house for Super Eagles first training session

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.

Super Eagles of Nigeria training

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.


Super Eagles of Nigeria training

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).

Super Eagles of Nigeria training

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).

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