Eagles resume training, foreign-based players hit camp

Eagles-P.61-05-08-2015-CopyThe Super Eagles’ full team will resume training today to begin final preparation for the 2017 African Nations Cup qualifier against Tanzania on Saturday.

The team’s Media Officer, Toyin Ibitoye, revealed that all the invited foreign-based players were expected to be in camp for this morning’s training session, adding that the Super Eagles Coach, Sunday Oliseh, decided to begin training today to ensure he has the full compliment of the invited players on the opening day.

Ibitoye revealed that the former Eagles skipper has already stated fine-tuning strategies to surmount the Taifa Stars in Dar es Salaam.

According to Ibitoye, “Oliseh has assured that only the best players would be selected for the Tanzania tie. Some foreign-based players have started arriving in camp and by Tuesday morning all players would be on ground,” he said.

Among the home-based players, who will join the overseas-based counterparts in training today are
Sunshine Stars duo of Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Prince Aggreh, as well as Solomon Kwambe of Warri Wolves, Austin Obaroakpo of Abia Warriors, U-23 team star, Mohammed Usman and Sharks’ Chima Akas.

Meanwhile, former Super Eagles goalkeeper trainer, Joe Erico, has charged Oliseh to give the domestic players equal opportunity with the their foreign-based compatriots in the fight for jerseys, saying it would build more confidence on the local players.

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