-The Super Eagles have arrived in France ahead of friendly clash with the Corsican senior national team
- The three-time African champions will take on the Corsica Senior Team at the Stade Francois Coty on Friday, May 26
- Alex Iwobi and Ola Aina are expected to join the rest of the squad after the English Emirates Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea FC
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have arrived in France ahead of friendly clash with the Corsica senior national team, NAIJ.com understands.
The Nigerian national team posted via their twitter handle: “We have arrived safely in Corsica. We are camped at Best Western Hotel, Ajaccio Amiraute.”
NAIJ.com can confirm that Ezenwa, Odey, Olatunbosun, Alhassan Ibrahim, Ebuehi, Ekong, Echiejile, Agbo, Awaziem, Etebo, Alampasu and Onyekuru have all reported to camp in Corsica.
Ahmed Musa, Shehu Abdullahi, Kelechi Iheanacho and Mikel Agu are expected to join the squad in Corsica on Wednesday, May 24.
Other players are set to join the rest of the squad including Alex Iwobi and Ola Aina who will join after the English Emirates Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea FC on Sunday, May 28.
The three –time African champions will take on the Corsica Senior Team at the Stade Francois Coty in Ajaccio starting from 8pm on Friday, 26th May, and then travel to Paris for the game against the Hawks of Togo.
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The match against the Hawks has been scheduled for the Stade Municipal de Saint Leu La Foret, Paris on Thursday, June 1 2017, starting from 7.30pm.
The Super Eagles will tackle South Africa in the opening match of Group E of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying race at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo.
The Nigerian national team Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr called up Belgium –based forward Henry Onyekuru in place of Austria Wien FC poacher Olanrewaju Kayode, who is being held back by club engagement.