By Taiwo Ibrahim
Eight Super Eagles players have landed in Uyo ahead of the Africa Nations Cup qualifiers against Sao Tome and Principe, Sportivationng.com reports.
The camp will be opened on Wednesday (today) and the team’s first training session is billed for 5pm at the practice pitch of the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium.
The eight players arrived at the Victor Attah International Airport Uyo, on Wednesday morning and they were received by the Akwa Ibom FA Normalisation Committee.
Super Eagles camp will open tomorrow in Uyo.
Guess who is in town? Gift Orban 🇳🇬.
Orban is one of the newly invited 🦅 for the AFCON qualifier against São Tomé.
Orban has scored six goals in 9 games for @KAAGent this season.
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— Adepoju Tobi Samuel 🇳🇬 (@OgaNlaMedia) September 5, 2023
Other members of the 23-man squad are expected in camp before the end of the day.
Jose Peseiro arrived Uyo on Tuesday with members of his coaching crew.
The Portuguese inspected the playing turf, dressing room and other important facilities in the stadium.
The Super Eagles are on 12 points from their previous five matches, are already guaranteed a place in the finals, but must earn at least a point to be sure of topping the group ahead of second-placed Guinea Bissau, who are on 10 points and play at home to Sierra Leone in Bissau.