Some of the players invited to Super Eagles camp ahead of the two friendly matches against Burkina Faso and Senegal will report to camp today. The remaining members of the team will travel on Wednesday for the matches billed to hold at the Hive Stadium home of Barnet FC.
Head coach, Gernot Rohr who is presently in Europe will be in London today, while his assistants are expected to join him latest Wednesday.
Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho, Arsenal star Alex Iwobi, Leicester City duo Ahmed Musa and Wilfred Ndidi, Watford starlet Isaac Success, and Wolves goalkeeper Carl Ikeme have given assurances that they will be in camp today.
The Super Eagles will take on Senegal on Thursday and clash with Burkina Faso on March 27, 2017.
Nigeria are using the friendlies against the West African teams to prepare for their crucial Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa in three months’ time. With Senegal and Burkina Faso ahead of Nigeria in the Fifa ranking, the Super Eagles are aiming for victories to push up their ranking ahead of a possible participation in the 2018 World Cup.