More players arrive as Eagles begin training in Abuja

In preparation of the Cameroun 2022 Africa Cup of Nations, the Super had its first training yesterday, with more players joining the camp of late.

Out of the 28 players invited by coach Austin Eguavoen, eleven were around yesterday for the training which took place at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.

However, it was learnt that other players have arrived the team’s camp.

The Cameroun 2022 AFCON will start on Sunday with the host nation, Indomitable Lions of Cameroun taking on Burkina Faso, while reigning champions, Algeria, will defend their trophy against Sierra Leone.

The Super Eagles and Pharaohs of Egypt will start off their campaign in Garoau on Tuesday, January 11.

An official of the team disclosed yesterday that more players came into the camp yesterday, but could not take part in the training.

The players in camp are Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France), Francis Uzoho (AC Omonia, Cyprus), Henry Onyekuru (Olympiacos, Greece), Peter Olayinka (Slavia Praha, Czech Republic), and Chidozie Awaziem (Alayanspor, Turkey).

Others are Chidera Ejuke (CSKA Moscow, Russia), Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa), Sadiq Umar (UD Almeria, Spain), Olisa Ndah (Orlando Pirates, South Africa), John Noble (Enyimba FC), and Taiwo Awoniyi (Union Berlin, Germany).

Super Eagles media Officer, Babafemi Raji, assured that COVID-19 protocols was fully observed in yesterday’s training.

The last time Super Eagles held its training at the Abuja stadium was in preparation for 2015 AFCON qualifier against Egypt.

The Cameroun 2022 AFCON will run from January 9 to February 6, 2022.

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