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Chelsea’s John Mikel Obi lead home based Super Eagles players have already arrived Calabar, Nigeria for Saturday’s Brazil 2014 World Cup qualifier against the Walya Antelopes of Ethiopia at the U.J. Esuene Stadium, Calabar.
Ben Alaiya, the Super Eagles Media Officer disclosed this in Calabar on Tuesday.
Alaiya says flight hitches also delayed some of the invited players who are already in Nigeria from hitting the camp but arrangements are on ground to arrange a connecting flight in Lagos or Abuja to convey the remaining players to camp in Calabar.
“The players who are already in the camp include Mikel Obi, Bright Dike, John Ogu, and James Okwuosa. All home-based players are in camp.
“It is a normal process that players would not all arrive the camp at the same time, but arrangements are in place to welcome the super eagles today.
“There is no cause for alarm as all the players will arrive camp for the first training session at 4pm today at the U.J. Esuene stadium.
“There is no closing time yet for camping, as some of the players are still being expected for the team to be in full preparation for the match on Saturday,’’ he said.
Alaiya urged soccer fans to support and believe in the Super Eagles, adding that by God’s grace Nigeria would get the ticket for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
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