Few members of the Super Eagles locally established contingent for the international friendly against Senegal and Burkina Faso were expected to depart for London yesterday. The rest of from the team will go on Wednesday for the matches billed to hold at the Hive Stadium home of Barnet FC.
According to an NFF official, who wants anonymity, revealed that the Europe-based players would touch base at the team’s Crowne Plaza Hotel Ealing and participate in the primary training session tonight.
As indicated by the source, the first teams to depart are assistant coaches and authoritative staff of the national team, excluding Enugu Rangers’ Coach, Imama Amapakabo, who will probably join the team later on Wednesday.
Amakapabo’s Rangers fail to secure their Champions League stand after beating Zamalek 2-1 on Sunday, implying that the coach will join the rest of the squad after that task.
The source likewise uncovered that England-based players, including goalkeeper Carl Ikeme and injured Chelsea winger Victor Moses, will arrive camp today for doctors to determine their injury status.
While Portugal-based Oghenekaro Etebo is worried that he may miss the games after his failure to secure British visa, which also means that Etebo needed to go to Madrid to seek for the visa, till now he hasn’t been issued the documents.