The home-based Eagles team getting set for Saturday’s 2016 African Nations Championship, CHAN final round, first leg qualifier against Etalons of Burkina Faso have no injury concerns media officer for the team Toyin Ibitoye.
Ibitoye declared that all 24 players in camp are raring to go adding that an earlier statement from the Nigeria Football Federation stating the Warri Wolves duo of Gbolahan Salami and Paul Onobi are out injured was a ‘slip’.
“There are no injury concerns in the @NGSuperEagles camp. All 24 players here in Port Harcourt are in excellent physical and mental state”. The Super Eagles Media officer wrote on his twitter handle after Thursday’s morning tanning session by the League stars.
There are no injury concerns in the @NGSuperEagles camp.All 24 players here in Port Harcourt are in excellent physical and mental state.
— Oluwatoyin Ibitoye (@Toyin_Ibitoye) October 15, 2015
Nigeria is targeting its second straight qualification for the CHAN tournament having finally broke the jinx in 2014 where she made it to South Africa to feature in the competition reserved for senior players plying their trade in their country’s domestic league.
The winner over two legs between Nigeria and Burkina Faso will be eligible for a place at the 4th African Nations Championship taking place in Rwanda early next year.