Tuesday, 8 November 2016

MIKEL, IWOBI, MOSES AND IHEANACHO IMPRESS AS SUPER EAGLES TRAIN IN GROUP

Mikel and Musa Leads Super Eagles In Training Ahead Of Saturday Clash With Algeria.



The News Agency of Nigeria NAN reports that Unused Chelsea player Mikel Obi and Leicester City's forward Ahmed Musa were among the latest arrivals at the team's camp on Monday night.

Mikel Obi, Super Eagles captain and hisassistant Ahmed Musa lead 18 others on Tuesday to took part in the Super Eagles; first training session at the National Stadium in Abuja.

The team were separated int three groups and began with a light walk-out and head-tennis training under the watchful eyes of Super Eagles' Technical Adviser, Grenot Rohr and Coach Salisu Yusuf..

Mikel, Odion Ighalo, Ogenyi Onazi, William Troost-Ekong, Moses Simon and John Ogu made up the first group.

The second group had Victor Moses, Musa, Kenneth Omeruo, Kingsley Madu and Uche Agbo.

Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi, Musa Mohammed and Wilfred Ndidi were in the third group, while goalkeepers Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Daniel Akpeyi trained separately.

NAN observed that Ezenwa was very sharp in goal and displayed good reflexes, while his counterpart, Akpeyi was a little jaded and lacked match fitness.

Mikel showed some sign of class and precision in his touches and passes, while Victor, Iheanacho and Iwobi were in excellent form.

The trio of Leon Balogun, Brown Ideye and Shehu Abdullahi who were nursing knee and ankle injuries were engaged in light ball work.

NAN, however, reports that Goalkeeper Dele Alampasu, Elderson Echiejile and Oghenekaro Etebo have yet to arrive at the camp.


The Super Eagles will battle with Algeria in crucial Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo on Saturday.
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