AFCON 2019 qualifier: Uyo comes alive for Eagles

Posted on Jun 6 2017 - 2:38am by admin

by Monica Iheakam

Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom State, came alive the day past night as the super Eagles group led by Head educate , Gernot Rohr arrived ahead of weekend’s 2019 Africa Cup of countries qualifier towards Bafana Bafana of South Africa.

The Eagles arrived at the Akwa Ibom international Airport in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital at  four:25pm and  headed straight to their Le Meridien Ibom resort and Golf resort camp.

Rohr promised that the national staff will not let Nigeria down after they clash with their opponents at the Godswill Akpabio world Stadium on Saturday.

Captain, Ogenyi Onazi, John Ogu, Henry Onyekuru, Victor Osimhen, Daniel Akpeyi, Olarewaju Kayode and Dele Alampasu were all among the first callers.

Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi, Moses Simon, Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Ibrahim Alhassan all left Abuja monday night and touched down in Uyo the place they joined the remainder of their workforce mates in camp.

in the meantime, the struggle for shirts in the tremendous Eagles midfield is hotting up with the advent of FC Porto Midfielder, Mikel Agu.

Agu who spent ultimate season on loan to Portuguese aspect Vitoria Setubal impressed Rohr all the way through the staff training tour in France, and did very smartly in the two test games against Corsica and Togo national groups.

on the other hand he faces robust competition from the regular midfielders within the group in Ndidi and John Ogu as each avid gamers are additionally within the workforce’s camp in Uyo for the all essential cracker.


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