Eagles Arrive in US for Mexico Clash

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have arrived in Los Angeles, the United States of America for the international friendly match against Mexico on Saturday(Sunday in Nigeria).

The match will be played at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum with a 77,5000- capacity arena expected to be filled up to make it the most attended game globally since the restrictions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is according to a statement issued by the Communications Department of the Nigeria Football Federation

The statement said the delegates include 22 players and a number of officials, including the NFF General Secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi.

They will be joined by the President of the NFF and FIFA Council Member, Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick, who honoured
an invite by the Government of the State of Maryland in Baltimore on Wednesday.

Eagles present in camp

Goalkeepers: Stanley Nwabili (Lobi Stars); John Noble (Enyimba FC)

Defenders: Olisa Ndah (Akwa United); Adekunle Adeleke (Abia Warriors); Tope Olusesi (Rangers International); Enyinnaya Kazie (Rivers United); Imoh Obot (Enyimba FC); Tebo Franklin Degaulle (Nasarawa United); Lawal Oriyomi Murtala (Kwara United)

Midfielders: Anthony Shimaga (Rangers International); Seth Mayi (Akwa United); Uche Onwuasonaya (Plateau United); Ibrahim Olawoyin (Rangers International); Anayo Iwuala (Enyimba FC)

Forwards: Stephen Jude (Kwara United); Charles Ashimene (Akwa United); Chinonso Ezekwe (Rangers International); Auwalu Ali Malam (Kano Pillars); Neurot Emmanuel (Plateau United); Abdulmutalif Sanusi (Katsina United); Mohammed Zulkifilu (Plateau United); Sunday Adetunji (Rivers United).

The match will kick-off at 8pm LA time on Saturday (4am in Nigeria on Sunday).


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