Wednesday, March 23, 2011


20 players at Eagles' first training

20 players at Nigeria's first training

20 players at Eagles' first training

Posted: 2011-03-23 07:12
There were 20 of the 22 invited players at the Super Eagles' first training session yesterday evening, ahead of Sunday's 2012 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Ethiopia. 

Goalkeepers: Bamidele Aiyenugba and Sunday Rotimi

Defenders: Joseph Yobo, Taye Taiwo, Olubayo Adefemi, Chibuzor Okonkwo, Dele Adeleye and Efe Ambrose

Midfielders: Mikel Obi, Julius Ubido, Joel Obi, and Kalu Uche

Forwards: Osaze Odemwingie, Ahmed Musa, Obinna Nsofor, Victor Moses, Obafemi Martins, Ikechukwu Uche, Victor Anichebe and Peter Utaka

All trained at the main bowl of the National Stadium in Abuja.

Taye Taiwo landed in Abuja as the team was heading to training and joined up at the National Stadium.

Nigeria have three points from their previous two games, three behind Group B leaders Guinea, with four matches to go in the series.

Sunday's clash with the Walya Antelopes is a must-win for the Super Eagles.

Midfielder Fengor Ogude and striker Solomon Okoronkwo, arrived at the Transcorp Hilton hotel late on Tuesday night, with Ogude being the last in. 

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