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Super Eagles commences training against Zimbabwe in Asaba



The Nigerian Super Eagles will tomorrow (3/6/2019) begin training ahead of its friendly march with Zimbabwe on June 8 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba.

Super Eagles Coach Genort Rohr made the disclosure in an interview with newsmen on his arrival at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Asaba.

He said that 18 players had arrived for the match. He said that 18 players had arrived for the march while 25 players were expected and that all of them would not arrive until About two days time because of engagements.

Rohr said that the choice of Asaba for the
match was born out of the fact that the
Eagles had favoured Asaba, expressing
his optimism that the players would work
hard to retain their winning streak.

Rorh described the march with the Zimbabweans as a litmus test of the Super Eagles ahead of the African Cup of Nations competition.

He said that captain Mikel Obi’s early arrival at Asaba showed leadership and exemplary display of his commitment to lead the team to success.

The coach  said, “ coming to Asaba was good because the Super Eagles have won most crucial matches here at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba.

“ we have good result here. We won our games against Egypt, Seychelles and Uganda here.I hope that continues.

“Mikel has at all times been a professional
and the fact that he arrived here early
means that he is very committed to do
well and to lead us.

“We expect 25 players here but some of
them cannot come in today because they
had games- like lghalo came yesterday
from China- Alex Iwobi is also being


“So, the team will be complete in two days
but already 18 players have arrived here in

“Training will start immediately tomorrow
to get our players ready.”

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