The Super Eagles have arrived in the city of Dnipro, Ukraine ahead of tomorrow’s international friendly with the senior national team of Ukraine.
Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr drilled all 22 players yesterday evening in Ukraine’s third city.
Earlier on Sunday, goalkeepers Francis Uzoho, Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Maduka Okoye, defenders William Ekong, Jamilu Collins, Leon Balogun and Bryan Idowu, midfielders Alex Iwobi, Joseph Aribo, Oghenekaro Etebo and Anderson Esiti and forwards Joshua Maja, Samuel Kalu, Paul Onuachu, Victor Osimhen, Samuel Chukwueze, Emmanuel Dennis and Moses Simon took part in the team’s walk out.
Spain –based defender Chidozie Awaziem arrived the team’s hotel, ahead of defenders Olaoluwa Aina and Oluwasemilogo Ajayi, and Kelechi Iheanacho who were being expected at just afternoon.
The training session will hold at FC Dnipro’s training ground at Dnipropetrovsk, within the Pridniprovsk housing estate.
Tomorrow’s clash will take place at the 31,000 –capacity Dnipro Arena, home ground of top club, FC Dnipro and will kick-off at 9.30pm Ukraine time (7.30pm in Nigeria).
It is the first assemblage of the three-time African champions since finishing third and with the bronze medals at the first 24–team Africa Cup of Nations staged by Egypt June/July this year.
For the Super Eagles, the game also serves as part of the preparation for November’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying duels with the Squirrels of Benin Republic and the Crocodiles of Lesotho.