Nigeria Football

Short-handed Eagles expecting five more players for Corsica friendly

The Super Eagles of Nigeria appears short-handed ahead of their friendly match against Corsica as only 12 players have arrived so far at their Best Western Hotel, Ajaccio Amiraute.

Henry Onyekuru, Ogenkharo Etebo, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Dele Alampasu, Sikiru Olatubosun, Stephen Odey, Tyronne Ebuehi, Alhassan Ibrahim, Chidozie Awaziem, Uche Agbo, Elderson Echiejile and William Ekong are the Eagles who are already in camp while the likes of Ahmed Musa, Kelechi Iheanacho and Mikel Agu are expected to join the team in Corsica later today.

Rohr conducted the first training with the available 12 players and will be hoping the other players fly in on time so he could have a full house for the match.

The friendly match between Nigeria and Corsica will be played on May 26th, 2017, by 8:00 pm Nigerian time at the Stade François Coty located in Ajaccio.

It will be interesting to see how the team lines up considering the number of potential outfield players that would be available for the match.


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