Super Eagles To Train At Moshood Abiola Stadium Today
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By Amaechi Agbo
Ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON starting on Sunday in Cameroon, Super Eagles of Nigeria will this Sunday, January 2, 2022 train at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja in preparation for the tournament holding in Cameroon, www.bestchiocesports.com.ng can report
Super Eagles media Officer, Babafemi Raji who confirmed the training on Sunday morning, said the training will commence by 5pm.
The last time the team trained at the stadium was in preparation for 2015 AFCON qualifier against Egypt.
According Mr Raji, the training will be open to journalists and Covid-19 protocols will be fully observed.
“This is to inform us that the team will train today, Sunday 2nd January, 2022 at the main bowl of the Moshood Abiola Stadium FCT Abuja.
“The training will be FULLY open to the media. Time: 5pm,” he said
He appealed to the sports Journalists to come to the stadium with means of identification and obey security directives
“Please come with a valid means of I.D and please let’s cooperate with the security/protol unit. Covid-19 protocols will be fully observed.”
Eleven Super Eagles, out of the 28 invited players will take part in the training
The players in camp are: Moses Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France), Francis Uzoho (AC Omonia, Cyprus), Henry Onyekuru (Olympiacos, Greece), Peter Olayinka (Slavia Praha, Czech Republic), and Chidozie Awaziem (Alayanspor, Turkey).
Others are: Chidera Ejuke (CSKA Moscow, Russia), Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa), Sadiq Umar (UD Almeria, Spain), Olisa Ndah (Orlando Pirates, South Africa), John Noble(Enyimba FC), and Taiwo Awoniyi (Union Berlin, Germany).
Nigeria will begin her campaign at the 33rd edition of the biennial tournament on Tuesday next week against Pharaohs of Egypt in Group D
The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations which starts on Sunday, January 9 will end on February 6, 2022.