AFCON Qualifier: Rohr Takes Full-Charge As 20 Players Train In Uyo

German coach,  Gernot Rohr has taken full-charge of the Super Eagles
training, for the first time on Tuesday as the team commenced training
sessions ahead of Saturday’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
against Tanzania.

Rohr and a number of players could not fly to Uyo from Lagos on
Monday as ARIK airline eventually cancelled their flight after many
hours. But the entourage landed in Uyo just after noon on Tuesday.

On arrival at the team’s Le Meridien Hotel, Coach Rohr had a meeting
with his assistants, backroom staff and players present, before the
evening’s training session at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium.

In camp as at Tuesday evening were Skipper Mikel John Obi, assistant
captain Ahmed Musa, goalkeepers Emmanuel Daniel and Ikechukwu Ezenwa,
defenders Musa Muhammed, Chidozie Awaziem, Abdullahi Shehu, Jamiu Alimi,
Leon Balogun, William Troost-Ekong and Elderson Echiejile, midfielders
Ogenyi Onazi, Wilfred Ndidi and Nosa Igiebor and forwards Brown Ideye,
Imoh Ezekiel, Kelechi Iheanacho, Victor Moses, Odion Ighalo and Victor

Team administrator Dayo Enebi Achor confirmed to that
Belgium –based Moses Simon and Slovakia –based Kingsley Madu will arrive
on Wednesday. The delegation of Tanzania’s Taifa Stars is expected to
arrive in Nigeria on Wednesday, while the match officials will jet in on

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