France-based Stephen Kalu was the only player missing yesterday when the Super Eagles had their first full training session at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba ahead their Cameroon 2019 Africa Nations Cup (AFCON) qualifier against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa. Officials of the team said the Bordeaux-based Kalu would join his mates today.
Nigeria will on Saturday meet South Africa in Johannesburg in a match it needs only a point to qualify for the AFCON.
The team, led by Ahmed Musa in the absence of the injured Mikel Obi, trained at the stadium, which will host the Super Eagles’ international friendly against Uganda on Tuesday.
Among the players at the evening session were goalkeepers Daniel Akpeyi, Theophilus Afelokhai and Ikechukwu Ezenwa, and defenders Olaoluwa Aina, Adeleye Aniyikaye, Semi Ajayi, Bryan Idowu, William Ekong, Leon Balogun, Kenneth Omeruo and Jamilu Collins.