The camp of the Super Eagles of Nigeria was filled with so much when the team’s captain arrived this Tuesday morning for the Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania billed for Uyo.
Brown Ideye, Victor Osimhen, Imoh Ezekiel, Musa Mohammed, Jamiu Alimi and goalkeeper Emmanuel Daniel were the early birds as they arrived on Monday afternoon.
The Chelsea star returns to the senior national team after leading the Dream Team VI to winning 2016 Rio Olympics bronze medal following their defeat of Honduras in the third place match.
Meanwhile, technical adviser Gernot Rohr and some invited foreign pros who have flight delays in Lagos are expected in the Akwa Ibom State capital on Tuesday afternoon.
The result of Saturday’s qualifier at the Akwa Ibom Stadium counts for nothing as Egypt has already picked the lone ticket from the group.