Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi and Manchester City starlet, Kelechi Iheanacho, have joined the Super Eagles training camp in Abuja ahead of Friday’s World Cup qualifier in Swaziland.
Mikel arrived Abuja early Tuesday morning on board a British Airways flight.
“I hope to win (against Swaziland) and I have been doing this from the first day,” africanFootball.com quoted the Chelsea star as saying on arrival.
Manchester City’s Iheanacho is honouring his first Super Eagles call-up.
The players already in camp are Efe Ambrose, Odion Ighalo, Elderson Echiejile, Alex Iwobi, Rabiu Ibrahim, Carl Ikeme as well as the players from the domestic league – Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Austin Oboroakpo, Jamiu Alimi, Orji Kalu and Chima Akas
Nigeria’s first training session will take place by 4:00pm at Abuja National Stadium.
The team will depart Abuja early Thursday morning for Swaziland on a chartered flight.