Full house in Constantine as Super Eagles ready for a double-header against Algeria in an international friendly match against the Desert Foxes of Algeria.
Omonia Nicosia of Cyprus goalkeeper Francis Uzoho and Rivers United and Nigeria Professional Football League defender Ebube Duru are the final players to arrive national team camp on Wednesday evening.
The two players will join Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho who land in the Super Eagles hotel earlier in the afternoon take part in the team’s training session on Wednesday night.
Update! Full squad now. 24 players in camp now. Okoye, Ekong, Omeruo, Awaziem, Aina, Bassey, Sanusi, Akpoguma, Ozornwafor, Ndidi, Onyeka, Iwobi, Onyedika, Simon, Awoniyi, Ejuke, Dessers, Moffi, Lookman, Adebayo, Saviour, Iheanacho, Uzoho, Duru. #SoarSuperEagles pic.twitter.com/kOWwqiy0Qw
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Jose Peseiro now has a full house to work before the friendly game despite the absence of Super Eagles skipper Ahmed Musa, Leon Balogun, Semi Ajayi, Victor Osimhen, Samuel Chukwueze, Joe Aribo, Emmanuel Dennis and Jamilu Collins due to varous issue.
Uzoho will be looking forward to retaining his number one spot, having taken up the role in the absence of Maduka Okoye.
Duru is a newcomer into Super Eagles as NPFL winner will trying to win over the fomer Sporting Lisbon managers heart to earn more invitations and perhaps make his debut in Oran.
Terem Moffi and Cyriel Dessers, two forwards, are in camp, while Taiwo Awoniyi might make his Peseiro debut.
While Kevin Akpoguma has made a comeback after being snub over by Austin Eguavoen, winger Godwin Saviour will also have an opportunity to impress the Super Eagles coach.
Being one of the few left-footed center backs on the squad, Valentine Ozornwafor will have an opportunity to compete for a spot as well.
Adebayo Adeleye, the goalkeeper, is back in camp and is hoping to play this time for the Super Eagles.
Unfortunately, neither Nigeria nor Algeria made it to the Qatar World Cup in 2022 but the two former African champions look to give a good performance when they square off in two friendlies on Friday and next week Tuesday.