Deadline Date Set for Eagles to Arrive in Camp.

All invited Super Eagles players for Sunday, October 13 World Cup playoff against Ethiopia are expected to report to camp latest October 8.

This was made know to newsmen by the director of the technical department of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Emmanuel Ikpeme.

He said: “We expect all the players to be here latest by noon on Tuesday, October 8, to begin the preparations for the match. It’s very important that they arrive early because the coach needs all the time available to do the work ahead of the game.

“Give or take he would have four days to train with the players before we leave by noon on October 12.”

Eagles’ handler Stephen Keshi has invited 18 foreign-based players for the crucial World Cup third round CAF zone qualifier while five from the domestic league have been included.

Nigeria Football Federation.
Nigeria Football Federation.

Nigeria will travel to Addis Ababa to honour the first round of the two-legged encounter against the Walyas Antelopes.

The squad are expected to fly out of the country for Addis Ababa on the eve of the match.


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