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Nigerian star confirms departure for Eagles camp

Naija Players Abroad By: Olakunle Brown | 20/03/2017


Hapoel Be'er Sheva midfielder, John Ogu, has confirmed his departure for the Super Eagles camp in preparation for the upcoming friendlies against Senegal and Burkina Faso.

The 28-year-old was in action for the Israeli champions yesterday as they hammered Yakubu Aiyegbeni’s former club Maccabi Haifa 4-0 to maintain their lead on top of the league table.

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“Off to London for the Senegal and Burkina Faso friendly games. Journey mercies I pray for Great God,” Ogu tweeted.

Ogu was among the 25-man list invited for the upcoming friendlies on March 23 and 27 he is looking forward to the games against the Terenga Lions and Stallions respectively.

Nigeria have missed out of two consecutive Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and will begin their quest to qualify for the 2019 tournament with a game against South Africa in June.