A total of 12 Super Eagles players have arrived the Abuja camp ahead of the Qatar 2022 World Cup Playoffs 1st leg against the Black Stars of Ghana.
Nigeria will go head-to-head with their West African rivals Ghana in a two-legged clash in Kumasi and Abuja.
The winner of the tie will be rewarded with a place at this year’s Fifa World Cup in Qatar.
Goalkeeper Francis Uzoho and defender Shehu Abdullahi became the latest to hit the camp ahead of Friday’s fixture at the Baba Yara Stadium, Kumasi.
Their arrival swelled the number of Eagles to 12 as at Monday evening.
More players are expected to arrive tonight after featuring for their various clubs over the weekend.
Red-hot Napoli of Italy hitman Victor Osimhen who scored four goals in his last two games for the Serie A side is among those being expected by the coaching crew led by Austin Eguavoen.
Update on the players’ arrival showed that four defenders; William Troost-Ekong, Leon Balogun, Semi Ajayi and Ola Aina were already in Abuja, the country’s capital.
Others are; Frank Onyeka, Odion Ighalo, Daniel Akpeyi, Ahmed Musa, Oghenekaro Etebo, Kelechi Iheanacho, Shehu Abdullahi and Francis Uzoho.
Nigeria will face Ghana on Friday at the Baba Yara Stadium, Kumasi for the first leg of the encounter and both sides will continue their quest next Wednesday in at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja for the return leg.
The winner will be one of five African representatives at the World Cup which will be held from November 21 to December 18 in Qatar.