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AFCON 2021: Super Eagles Arrive Camp With 11 Foreign Players

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11 foreign players in Super eagles camp

The Super Eagles of Nigeria has arrived the camp with 11 foreign players ahead of the championship slated to start from 9 January 2022 in Cameroon.

According to the head coach the training sessions for the players is to begin today 2 January 2022.

The foreign players already in camp are: Moses Simon (Nantes, France), Chidozie Awaziem (Alayanspor, Turkey), Henry Onyekuru (Olympiacos, Greece), Francis Uzoho (AC Omonia, Cyprus), and Peter Olayinka (Slavia Praha, Czech Republic).

Others are Chidera Ejuke (CSKA Moscow, Russia), Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa), Sadiq Umar (UD Almeria, Spain), Olisa Ndah (Orlando Pirates, South Africa), Taiwo Awoniyi (Union Berlin, Germany).

Information reaching us is the the following players are yet to arrived: England-based Kelechi Iheanacho of Leicester City FC, Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City FC), Alex Iwobi (Everton FC), Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England); William Ekong (Watford FC, England) and Frank Onyeka of Brentford FC.

The rest are Odion Jude Ighalo of Al-Shabab Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain), Ahmed Musa (Fatih Karagumruk, Turkey), Joseph Ayodele-Aribo (Galsgow Rangers, Scotland), Goalkeeper Maduka Okoye of Sparta Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany); Tyrone Ebuehi (Venezia FC, Italy); Zaidu Sanusi (FC Porto, Portugal); Kelechi Nwakali (SD Huesca, Spain) and Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain) are expected to be at the camp.

It would be recalled that the 2021 AFCON group stage has Nigeria in Group D to contest with Egypt on January 11.

Meanwhile the match between Nigeria and Egypt is taking place at the Adjia Stadium in Garoua, Cameroon.