2023 AFCON Qualifier: Ekong, Iwobi, Aribo 4 Other Eagles In Camp For Sierra Leone Clash
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By Amaechi Agbo
A total of Seven players have reported to the camp of the Super Eagles in Lagos as they prepare for the penultimate Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON 2023 qualifier against the Lone Stars of Sierra Leone
Among the seven players already in camp are deputy captain, William Troost-Ekong, Alex Iwobi, Joe Aribo, Calvin Bassey, Kevin Akpguma and Ademola Lookman
Super Eagle’s camp opened on Sunday and majority of the players are expected in as preparations continue in ernest ahead of the clash on Sunday in Monrovia
The Super Eagles are top of their qualification group with nine points out of four matches, followed by Guinea Bissau’s Wild Dogs who have seven points. Leone Stars, who gave the Eagles a tough run in Abuja on Day 1 of the qualification series before succumbing 2-1, are on five points. Sao Tome and Principe, who play the Super Eagles on the final day of the series in September, are bottom with only one point.
Nigeria and Sierra Leone clash at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Stadium in Monrovia on Sunday, 18 June, as Sierra Leone do not have any stadium in their country approved for international matches.