The Super Eagles of Nigeria yesterday landed in Ismailia, 12 days ahead of the kick-off of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations to be staged in Egypt.
Three time African champions left Asaba,Nigeria few hours after the Technical Adviser of the team, Gernot Rohr released names of the 23 players who will be in action for Nigeria at the 2019 AFCON.
Super Eagles and their full complement of technical and administrative officials, alongside their Zimbabwean counterparts with whom they played a 0-0 draw in a friendly on Saturday, flew together to Ismailia aboard a chartered MAX Air flight from Asaba.
On Sunday, 16th June, the Eagles will file out against Senegal’s Lions of Teranga (Africa’s number one -ranked team) in their final pre-AFCON friendly, in Ismailia.
23 EAGLES FOR AFCON 2019
Francis Uzoho, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Daniel Akpeyi.
Olaoluwa Aina, Abdullahi Shehu, Chidozie Awaziem, William Troost-Ekong, Leon Balogun, Kenneth Omeruo, Jamilu Collins.
Mikel John Obi, Wilfred Ndidi, Okenekaro Etebo, John Ogu.
Ahmed Musa, Victor Osimhen, Moses Simon, Henry Onyekuru, Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi, Samuel Kalu, Paul Onuachu, Samuel Chukwueze.