After missing out on 2015 Nations Cup, Nigeria’s Super Eagles would hope to re-invent the winning spirit when they tackle Uganda National Team in one of FIFA International Friendly matches on Wednesday inside Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo.
Nigerian Pilot Sports check revealed that invited players are already trickling into Le Meridien Hotel, Uyo.
Among those expected to resume training later today or tomorrow morning depending on the number of players who would be present as at noon today, include goalkeeper and skipper, Vincent Enyeama, who will most likely win his 100th senior cap for Nigeria.
The three –time FIFA World Cup star, presently on 99 caps, heads a list that also includes Godfrey Oboabona, Kenneth Omeruo, Ogenyi Onazi and Ahmed Musa.
In-form England-based duo Odion Ighalo and Brown Ideye, Germany-based Anthony Ujah and Leon Balogun as well as China-based Aaron Samuel, who scored two goals in the futile campaign for a place at the 30th Africa Cup of Nations, would tickle Fans during their training session.
There are 18 overseas-based and 10 home-based professionals, with former junior international Akeem Latifu and Enyimba duo Kingsley Sokari and Mfon Udoh.
The squad would head to South Africa on Friday, March 27 for the battle with the Bafana Bafana in Nelspruit on Sunday, March 29.
Meanwhile, the delegation of Senior National Team of Uganda to Wednesday’s international friendly date with the Super Eagles will arrive in Nigeria today.
Players and officials on the delegation will fly into the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport aboard an Ethiopian Airline aircraft, and then connect to Uyo aboard an Aero Contractors flight.

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