Nigeria/Zambia: Super Eagles Players to Resume Camp On Monday

By Augustine Akhilomen

The crop of invited Super Eagles foreign professional players are expected to start arriving training  camp on Monday ahead of their October 9 World Cup qualifier against Zambia in Ndola.

The three-time African Champions will be hoping to put behind their failure to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations as they will seeking to earn the maximum points in a bid to put the team in pole position for the automatic ticket in the group.

It will be Super Eagles Technical adviser, Genort Rohr's second match after winning his debut match 1-0 against Tanzania on September in a 2017 AFCON qualifier.

Players expected to arrive camp on Monday are Chelsea's Mikel Obi, Isaac Success, who scored his first Premier League goal against Bournemouth on Saturday, Carl Ikeme, Kingsley Madu, Ahmed Musa, Kelechi Iheanacho, William Paul Ekong, Kenneth Omeruo, Ogenyi Onazi, Alex Iwobi, Brown Ideye and Elderson Echiejile.

Also, Abdullahi Shehu, Musa Muhammed, Wilfred Ndidi,  Nosa Igiebor and Anderson Esiti  will join the team in Abuja alongside the the trio of Nigeria Professional Football League player such ); Emmanuel Daniel,  Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Jamiu Alimi.

Meanwhile, Nigeria could miss the service of Victor Moses who had an impressive performance in their 2-0 win over Hull City on Saturday and Leon Balogun for the Zambia tie on October 9.