Ahead of the upcoming international friendlies to hold in Belgium, the Super Eagles of Nigeria, has commenced training at the R. Battice FC training ground.
Some of the players currently training towards the big event are Goalkeeper Carl Ikeme, defenders Elderson Echiejile, Efe Ambrose, William Troost-Ekong and Leon Balogun; midfielders Sylvester Igbonu, Rabiu Ibrahim, Ogenyi Onazi and Obiora Nwankwo and forwards Odion Ighalo, Ahmed Musa, Moses Simon, Emmanuel Emenike and Alex Iwobi.
It was learnt that the players are led by England-based midfielder John Mikel Obi.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) official website reported that the team will train twice on Tuesday (10am and 4pm) at the same venue.
The team are still hopeful that some players yet to be issued visas will depart Tuesday night.
The players are goalkeepers Femi Thomas and Ikechukwu Ezenwa, defender Chima Akas, Godfrey Oboabona and Austin Oboroakpo, midfielder Paul Onobi and forward Prince Aggrey, as well as the team’s physiotherapist medical crew.
Also, Super Eagles’ officials on ground in Belgium may need to secure the services of a temporary physiotherapist for massage and medical matters, until the arrival of the team’s medical crew.
The Super Eagles take on the Leopards of Democratic Republic of Congo in Vise, Liege on Thursday before playing the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in Dendermonde on Sunday.