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AFCON Qualifier: Iwobi, Musa, Others Arrive Uyo Ahead Of Crunch Clash With Libya

AFCON Qualifier: Iwobi, Musa, Others Arrive Uyo Ahead Of Crunch Clash With Libya

Ahead of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Libya, some Super Eagles players including Alex Iwobi and Ahmed Musa arrived Uyo on Monday for early preparations.

Other players who have landed are Leon Balogun, Jamilu Collins, Chidozie Awaziem, Ola Aina, Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Shehu Abdullahi, according to media reports.

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William Ekong, Daniel Akpeyi and Isaac Success were the first batch of players to join the camp yesterday.

A Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) official told the media that the players agreed to come to camp latest yesterday, “but some of them have given some rehashed reasons for their failure to report as scheduled”.

He said, “Kelechi Iheanacho said he missed his flight from London to Lagos, while some others said they could not get connecting flights from Lagos to Uyo”.

The team is camped at the Ibom Hotel & Golf Resort, Uyo.

The Super Eagles will host the first leg at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Saturday, 13th October with the reverse fixture billed for the 18,000 –capacity Stade Taïeb Mhiri in the city of Sfax, Tunisia on Tuesday, 16th October.

Here are pictures:

Alex Iwobi
Leon Balogun
Troost Ekong

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