Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr is leading by example after the German football tactician arrived early at the Ibom Hotel & Golf Resort, Uyo ahead of Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya.
Among the early birds in camp are William Troost-Ekong, who was sighted at the Akwa Ibom airport yesterday morning and flew in from the nation’s capital, Abuja.
Also yesterday, resurgent Watford attacker Isaac Success joined the Super Eagles camp in Uyo.
The Hornets number 10 reportedly had a short rest in his room at the Ibom Hotel & Golf Resort after flying in from Lagos Monday.
Another English-based star, Stoke City’s Oghenekaro Etebo is hoping to join the team today, October 9 ahead of their workout.
The central midfielder went the distance for the Potters as they recorded a 1-0 win over Norwich City in the EFL Championship on Saturday.
It is understood that Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho is unlikely to show up in camp today as he missed his flight from the United Kingdom on Sunday.
Chippa United’s Daniel Akpeyi landed in Lagos from South Africa last night, the goalkeeper is presently in Port Harcourt, Rivers State en route Uyo to link up with his international teammates.
The Eagles take on the Mediterranean Knights Saturday, before the return leg in Algeria Monday with six crucial points at stake as Nigeria look to return to the Nations Cup after missing two tournaments on the bounce.