The Tremendous Eagles’ camp on the Marriott Constantine hit the hundred per cent mark on Wednesday afternoon with the arrival of goalkeeper Francis Uzoho and defender Ebube Duru.
Nigeria champions Rivers’ United left-back Duru was referred to as up following accidents to a variety of gamers together with defender Leon Balogun, and joined the workforce on Wednesday after coming back from Liberia the place the Delight of Rivers reached the penultimate stage of this yr’s CAF Champions League group part.
Staff captain Ahmed Musa and forwards Henry Onyekuru and Samuel Chukwueze are the others knocked out by accidents.
Head Coach José Santos Peseiro has permitted that the three-time African champions have a coaching sport towards Algeria’s ‘B’ squad on Saturday so as to see a variety of new and returning gamers in motion, forward of the official sport towards the Fennecs (Algeria’s ‘A’ workforce) in Oran on Tuesday night.
The match towards Algeria’s ‘B’ squad will begin at 5.30pm on Saturday whereas the official sport on Tuesday will start at 8pm.
Goalkeeper Maduka Okoye, defender Kevin Akpoguma, midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and ahead Chidera Ejuke are returning to the squad after some interval out, whereas midfielder Richard Onyedika and ahead Godwin Saviour are becoming a member of up with the massive boys for the primary time.
Israel –based mostly goalkeeper Adeleye Adebayo was within the squad for summer season’s AFCON qualifying matches towards Sierra Leone and Sao Tome and Principe however didn’t see motion.
Tuesday’s conflict might be solely the second-ever pleasant match between the Fennecs and the Tremendous Eagles, with the two-time African champions edging a conflict in Austria in October 2020 by the odd objective.
When each groups clashed in a 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifying match in Oran in September 2005, the Tremendous Eagles ran out 5-2 winners.
ALL THE PLAYERS:
Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho, Maduka Okoye, Adeleye Adebayo
Defenders: William Ekong, Kenneth Omeruo, Chidozie Awaziem, Olaoluwa Aina, Calvin Bassey, Zaidu Sanusi, Kevin Akpoguma, Valentine Ozornwafor, Ebube Duru
Midfielders: Wilfred Ndidi, Frank Onyeka, Alex Iwobi, Richard Onyedika
Forwards: Kelechi Iheanacho, Moses Simon, Godwin Saviour, Ademola Lookman, Taiwo Awoniyi, Chidera Ejuke, Cyriel Dessers, Terem Moffi