The Nigeria Football Federation have confirmed that only 24 Super Eagles will train at Wembley stadium on Friday, ahead of their high profiled match against England.
NFF disclosed this in a press statement, saying that captain Mikel Obi and 24 other players left on a chartered flight from Abuja to London on Wednesday.
Injured Moses Simon was also part of the team but will undergo further medical checks in the United Kingdom to ascertain the seriousness of his injury.
The Super Eagles will train at the Wembley Stadium (venue of Saturday’s clash with England’s Three Lions) between 5pm and 6pm on Friday, after a pre-match press conference scheduled for the Stadium’s conference room at 4.15pm.
Junior Lokosa, Uche Agbo, Stephen Eze and Dele Ajiboye were dropped earlier on Wednesday.
THE 24-MAN TEAM
Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho; Daniel Akpeyi; Ikechukwu Ezenwa
Defenders: Abdullahi Shehu; Olaoluwa Aina; Tyronne Ebuehi; William Ekong; Leon Balogun; Chidozie Awaziem; Elderson Echiejile; Kenneth Omeruo; Bryan Idowu
Midfielders: Wilfred Ndidi; Mikel John Obi; Ogenyi Onazi; John Ogu; Mikel Agu; Oghenekaro Etebo; Joel Obi
Forwards: Odion Ighalo; Simeon Nwankwo; Alex Iwobi; Ahmed Musa; Kelechi Iheanacho. Moses Simon (further checks in the UK); Victor Moses (to join team in London)
Chelsea Wing back, Victor Moses has also joined the rest of the squad and will be training at the Barnet Stadium later today.
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