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AFCON: Super Eagles Camp Opens On Sunday

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria will on Sunday open its camp ahead of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Benin Republic on November 13.

According to SportingLife, the 23 invited players will fly to Uyo, the Akwa Ibom capital to commence preparations for the encounter.

The game against Benin is scheduled for the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Akwa Ibom State.

The team will lodge at the Le Meridien Hotel.

Head coach, Gernot Rohr, who has been in Egypt to offer technical support to the U-23 National Team coaches, is expected back to the country today, Saturday.

Super Eagles squad to take on Benin and Lesotho:

Goalkeepers: Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Heartland FC); Maduka Okoye (Fortuna Dusseldorf, Germany)

Defenders: Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor FC, Turkey); Chidozie Awaziem (CD Leganes, Spain); William Ekong (Udinese FC, Italy); Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany); Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England); Bryan Idowu (Lokomotiv Moscow, Russia)

Midfielders: Alexander Iwobi (Everton FC, England); Mikel Agu (Vitoria Guimaraes, Portugal); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Joseph Ayodele-Aribo (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); Ramon Azeez (Granada FC, Spain)

Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Al Nassr, Saudi Arabia); Victor Osimhen (Lille OSC, France); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain); Paul Onuachu (KRC Genk, Belgium); Emmanuel Dennis (Club Brugge, Belgium); Samuel Kalu (Girondins Bordeaux, France)



Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.