Mikel, Omeruo, Others Storm Eagles Camp

The duo of Super Eagles captain Mikel John Obi and Turkey-based Kenneth Omeruo have stormed the team’s camp in Abuja Monday night, while other players like, Kenneth Omeruo, William Troost-Ekong among others  swelled the number of players in camp.

No fewer than 16 players have so far reported to the Super Eagles camp as at the last count on Tuesday morning ahead of the crucial Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers against Zambia on October 9.

Mikel and Omeruo joined other stars like Carl Ikeme, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Emmanuel Daniel, Elderson Echiejile, Jamiu Alimi, Anderson Esiti, Moses Simon, Musa Muhammed Chisom Egbuchulam, Jamiu Alimi, Uche Agbo,  Nosa Igiebor, Brown Ideye and William Troost Ekong.

The team will play Plateau United according to camp officials so that German coach Gernot Rohr can ascertain the fitness level of the three-time African champions ahead of Zambia clash. Earlier, Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi had assured Senate President Bukola Saraki of a great game against Zambia as he declared himself fit amidst reports of a muscle injury.

Saraki, who is the owner of lower league side ABS FC, tweeted his encounter with Mikel as follows: “Had the pleasure of hosting @mikel_john_obi today and nice to get to know him off the pitch; assures of a great game against Zambia.”