January 17, 2021

AFCON qualifier: Ighalo, Idowu in camp for Libya

October 10, 2018
Ighalo preparing for Saturday's clash with Libya.

Changchun Yatai striker, Odion Ighalo and Russia-based Bryan Idowu, a few hours ago arrived in the Super Eagles’ camp in Uyo ahead of Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against the Mediterranean Knights of Libya, Tribunesport understands.

The arrival of the duo completes the list of players invited for the double header against Libya.

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Idowu, Lokomotiv Moscow FC defender, arrived at the Ibom Hotel & Golf Resort camp of the Eagles on Wednesday morning, while former Watford goal merchant, Ighalo, who featured at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, landed late morning aboard an Air Peace flight.

Ighalo arrived in the Akwa Ibom State capital alongside journalist Johnny Edward and the Media Officer of the Super Eagles, Toyin Ibitoye.

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Edo State-born Ighalo, has been in a devastating form this season in the Chinese Super League (CSL) scoring 20 goals so far for Yatai.

Ighalo, who scored for Nigeria in the 3-0 spanking of Seychelles last month and Idowu would join the rest players in the camp for a full training session later today at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo.

The training session according to the NFF is open to fans and journalists.

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