The Super Eagles’ coach, Austin Eguavoen this evening could not hold his anger when asked whether he was in touch with the players that are yet to report to the camp.
“It’s a big wrong to ask if I’m in touch with the players that are yet to arrive camp”, thus Austin Eguavoen thundered in response to a question after the scanty players of the Super Eagles’ first ever training this evening at the main bowl of Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.
But Eguavoen later assured that all the invited players would arrive camp Monday before their departure to Cameroon on Wednesday.
Among the players in camp are Zaidu Sanusi (FC Porto, Portugal),
Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France), Francis Uzoho (AC Omonia, Cyprus), Henry Onyekuru (Olympiacos, Greece), Peter Olayinka (Slavia Praha, Czech Republic) and Chidozie Awaziem (Alayanspor, Turkey).
Others include Chidera Ejuke (CSKA Moscow, Russia), Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa), Sadiq Umar (UD Almeria, Spain), Olisa Ndah (Orlando Pirates, South Africa), John Noble (Enyimba FC), Taiwo Awoniyi (Union Berlin, Germany) and Maduka Okoye (Sparta Rotterdam, Netherlands) who came in after the training.
Eguavoen was however hopeful for good outing in Cameroon.
Orlando Pirates’ striker, Olisa Ndah who is making his first appearance in the Super Eagles’ squad, said he would work hard to be in the main team as he targets the AFCON trophy.
Moses Simon invited from Nantes said the scanty players currently in camp notwithstanding, the players being expected would blend whenever they arrive camp.
“They’re busy in their respective clubs and would easily fit into the squad when they arrive”, said Moses Simon.