Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr arrived in the country to begin preparations for Nigeria’s 2019 African Cup of Nations, AFCON last qualifying match against Seychelles, as well as the international friendly against Egypt this weekend in Asaba.
The Super Eagles will host Seychelles in Asaba on March 22nd and meet Egypt at the same venue on March 26th .
According to the Eagles Media Officer, Toyin Ibitoye, the invited players will start arriving in Asaba today, while training will begin tomorrow.
He noted that the Eagles’ boss and his back room staff will use the two international games to start building the team ahead of the 2019 Nations Cup holding in Egypt. He added the Eagles coach and his assistants are already in camp, but the players will start arriving for the games today.
Meanwhile, Nigeria Football Federation, NFF Secretary General Mohammed Sanusi believes the Asaba pitch will not give the Eagles any problem when they battle the visiting teams this weekend.