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November 11, 2015

Super Eagles train ahead swaziland showdown

Super Eagles train ahead swaziland showdown

WINNERS. . . Super Eagles squad before the friendly match against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroun in Belgium.

By Ogbonna Stephen Okechukwu

Ahead of her world cup qualifying showdown against swaziland, the Super Eagles today began training for the match scheduled to take place in Lobamba swaziland on Friday.

The Eagles camp was boisterous as all invited players were present for its first training session.

Among those in camp were; Kelechi Iheanacho, Obafemi Martins, Odion Ighalo, Ahmed Musa, John Mikel Obi, Ogenyi Onazi, Shehu Abdullahi, and Austin Obaroakpo. Others were Ezekiel Bassey, Moses Simon,Rabiu Ibrahim, Ikeme,Ezenwa,Alampasu, Echiejile,Iwobi,Oboabona,Igbonu,Ndidi. Onobi, amongst otheres.

However, FSV Mainz 05 defender, Leon Balogun has been withdrawn from the the 24 man list and is to be replaced by Jamiu Alimi of Shooting Stars.

The first of the two legged encounter is scheduled to take place on the 13th November in Lobamba Swaziland.

This is the first time both teams will be meeting in a World cup qualifier, however, both teams won their last matches during the last international break.