Nigeria Head Coach, Shaibu Amodu, now has a full house of the players he wants to prosecute this month â€™s African Nations Cup finals with, at the final training camp in Durban, South Africa.
Skipper Nwankwo Kanu and midfielder Oluwaseyi Olofinjana were the last to arrive in the camp just before noon on Sunday and joined the team for the evening knock around friendly with South African championship Clubside Thanda Royal Zulu at the ABSA Stadium.
The contingent that departed from Lagos arrived at the Riverside Hotel and Spa at 10:05a.m. on Thursday and trained at the ABSA Stadium at 5:00 p.m. of the same day.
Now, all 24 players invited by Coach Amodu are in camp, namely:
Goalkeepers Vincent Enyeama, Austin Ejide and Bamidele Aiyenugba, defenders Elderson Echiejile, Taye Taiwo, Onyekachi Apam, Obinna Nwaneri, Yusuf Mohammed, Danny Shittu, Joseph Yobo and Chidi Odiah, midfielders Nwankwo Kanu, Oluwaseyi Olofinjana, Dickson Etuhu, Yusuf Ayila, Kalu Uche, Mikel Obi and Sani Kaita and strikers Osaze Odemwingie, Yakubu Ayegbeni, Chinedu Obasi, Obinna Nsofor, Michael Eneramo and Obafemi Martins,
Amodu has disclosed that either Martins or Obasi will be dropped from the final list of 23 after he has watched the level of fitness of both players at the training camp.The Eagles will fly out of South Africa for Angola on January 8.