2018 WCQ: Swaziland open camp ahead Super Eagles clash

The Swaziland national football team have began full-time camping in preparation for their 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier match to be held next Friday against the Super Eagles of Nigeria 366football.com has gathered.

According to the Swazi Observer, National Football Association (FA) CEO Frederick Mngomezulu yesterday disclosed that they were expecting the squad’s players to converge for camp at the Technical Centre in Lobamba today.

The Sihlangu will rubbing shoulders with the Super Eagles of Nigeria in a two-legged clash, with the first match taking place at Somhlolo National Stadium while the second leg will be played at Port Harcourt in Nigeria.

“We were in a meeting yesterday and it was agreed that the squad should start camp today. We are sorting a few things here and there in as far as logistics of the camp and match preparations are concerned,” said the CEO.

“We have already relayed the message to the players’ teams and we expect all of them to come for camp this today.

They will have nine day in camp before the match next Friday,” he added.

The Swaziland team were ruthless in their preliminary outing were they trounced Djibouti 8-1 on aggregate to progress to this stage of the qualifiers.

Sihlangu coach Harries ‘Madze’ Bulunga had said he needed two weeks to prepare for the match against Nigeria.