By Adeboye Amosu:
Photo by Ganiyu Yusuf:
The home-based Super Eagles have left for South Africa to intensify preparations ahead of the African Nations Championship in Rwanda, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Twenty two players alongside assistant coaches Jean Francois Loscuito, Salisu Yusuf and Alloy Agu and other back room staff left for South Africa aboard a chartered Arik Air flight on Saturday.
The team is expected to land at the Oliver Thambo International Airport, Johannesburg by 6pm fromwhere they will head to their training base in Pretoria.
Samson Gbadebo, the only player who couldn't make the trip due to visa issues, will link up with the rest of the squad next week.
They are expected to play two friendly games against Angola and Cote d'lvoire on January 6 and January 10respectively.
Nigeria came third at the last edition of the competition in South Africa.