Nine players are in Nigeria's camp ahead of their first training session at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in preparation for their 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifying game against Libya on Saturday.
Semi Ajayi and William-Troost Ekong were early arrivals on Monday and were joined by Ahmed Musa, Shehu Abdullahi, Alex Iwobi, Ola Aina, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Leon Balogun and Moses Simon.
#NGALIB Update: Super Eagles camp swells to 10: Ahmed Musa, Shehu Abdullahi, Alex Iwobi, Ola Aina, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Leon Balogun are among the eight newest in Uyo camp this morning, joining Semi Ajayi & William-Trost Ekong who arrived Monday. 14 still expected before evening.— Samuel Ahmadu (@sam4wigan) October 9, 2018
Gernot Rohr will kick-start preparation for the encounter with Adel Amrouche’s men in Uyo with their first training session expected to hold on Tuesday evening.
Our training session today(Tuesday, October 9, 2018) holds at the training pitch of the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo from 5pm.— 🇳🇬 Super Eagles (@NGSuperEagles) October 9, 2018
It is an open session.#SoarSuperEagles #Team9jaStrong. pic.twitter.com/LRd56OWPzu
Nigeria are third in group E with three points, one point behind South Africa and the Mediterranean Knights
The return leg of the encounter will take place in Tunisia, the new home of Libya on October 16.
Nigeria have not qualified for the last two editions of the tournament and will be looking to nick a place in Cameroon next year.