Nigeria Vs Portugal: 19 Eagles Begin Training In Camp Ahead Of Thursday’s Friendly
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By Amaechi Agbo
Nineteen players of the Super Eagles have reported to camp and began training ahead of Thursday’s friendly match against European giants, Portugal, Bestchoicesports.com.ng can report.
The match, is part of the 2016 European Champions preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup which stars in Qatar on Sunday.
The players currently in cam are goalkeepers Maduka Okoye who was the latest to arrive and Adebayo Adeleye.
Watford defender, William Troost-Ekong; Leicester City midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi ñ; Everton playmaker, Alex Iwobi; Boavista FC of Portugal defender, Bruno Onyemaechi and TSG Hoffenheim defender, Kevin Akpoguma
Others in camp are Paul Onuachu, Kelvin Bassey, Moses Simon, Emmanuel Dennis,Peter Etebo, Ademola Lookma, Joe Aribo, Tyronne Ebuehi, Frank Onyeka, Bright Osayi, Chidiebube Duru and Terem Moffi
The players began training on Monday at 8pm Nigeria time with Villarreal FC winger, Samuel Chukwueze, goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho as well as Cyriel Dessers being awaited.
Thursday’s encounter at the Estadio Jose Alvalade in Lisbon will kick off at 18.45pm Portugal time (19.45pm in Nigeria)