Super Eagles in training session ahead of Saturday match against South Africa
The Super Eagles of Nigeria team have intensified their preparations for Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game against South Africa as they held another training session at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Akwa Ibom State where the match will take place.
All the 24 players invited for the match are currently in camp.
Elderson Echiejile, Ahmed Musa and Kenneth Omeruo are the first set of the players to arrive ooin the camp on Tuesday.
According to Super Eagles madia officer, Toyin Ibitoye, all was going says according to plan in Uyo as there were no injury worries in the team ahead of the game against the Bafana Bafana.
“All the players are in and raring to go, we have no injury worries all the players are fine,” he stated.
“The training is going on fine; we are gradually crossing the tees and dotting the i’s,” the Eagles spokesperson added.
Midfielder Ogenyi Onazi, who will lead out the Super Eagles on Saturday in the absence of recuperating captain Mikel John Obi, told thenff.com on Tuesday: “It is a big game, and we are one for the big occasion.
“I have confidence in the group that we have now and the ambition oozing in the camp. We want to go to the World Cup and the Africa Cup of Nations. Starting well on Saturday will be key to our aspiration.”
The Super Eagles beat the Hawks of Togo 3-0 in their last outing and will be more than happy to repeat that feat against the visiting South Africans expected to touch down in Nigeria later today.
Super Eagles full squad
Recall that; Nigeria has never lost a competitive match to South Africa at senior level, and the Super Eagles are confident that record will not only be sustained but will be surpassed with a convincing win.