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First wave of Eagles make Corsica camp

The first batch of Super Eagles players and officials have arrived in Corsica for the international friendly between Nigeria and the regional side.

The home-base contingent left Nigeria on Monday night and were joined by some European-based players in Paris for the trip to Corsica.

Team officials from Nigeria, alongside the home based quartet of Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Alhassan Ibrahim, Stephen Odey and Sikiru Olatunbosun, were joined by Tyrone Ebuehi and William Troost-Ekong.

The Portugal-based trio of Oghenekaro Etebo, Dele Alampasu and Chidozie Awaziem also connected with the team, and as of Tuesday evening, Elderson Echiejile, Uche Agbo and new boy Henry Onyekuru were also in the Eagles Corsica camp.

More players are expected from Wednesday morning, even though Germany-based defender Leon Balogun looks likely to miss the game through injury while midfielder John Ogu is battling visa issues.

Nigeria will play two friendly games against Corsica and Togo as they prepare for the start of the 2019 Afcon qualifiers in June.

The Super Eagles will open up the qualifying series with a home game against Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Uyo on 10 June.


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