All the players invited by Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, have arrived in Uyo ahead of Friday’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Cameroon in Uyo.
Cyprus-based Abdullahi Shehu was the only player being expected on Tuesday evening, but he has confirmed his arrival on his Twitter account.
He wrote: “I’m honoured to play for my country. First training session with the team this evening. Looking forward to the challenge. #SoarSuperEagles.”
Players that were already in camp are: Moses Simon, Uche Agbo, Leon Balogun, John Ogu, Anthony Nwakaeme, Victor Moses, Mikel Obi, Ogenyi Onazi, Oghenekaro Etebo, Kelechi Iheanacho, William Ekong, Ahmed Musa, Chidozie Awaziem, Ola Aina, Daniel Akpeyi, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Mikel Agu, Odion Ighalo, Wilfred Ndidi, Dele Alampasu, Elderson Echiejile, Aaron Samuel and Tyronne Ebuehi.
The squad is camped at the Ibom Meridien Hotel in Uyo.
“It is a big match and we are fully focused and committed. The players know what it means; they need little or no reminding of how important this match is,” Rohr told thenff.com yesterday.
“I am happy we have almost the full house now and can concentrate on our tactics for the game.”
The Eagles who are targeting their 12th win over the Indomitable Lions.
In 20 previous encounters, Nigeria have been winners 10 times, with Cameroon winning four times and six matches drawn.