The Flying Eagles had their first training session on Wednesday at the Manukohiri Park on the outskirts of New Plymouth for an hour and a half.
According to the media officer of the team Samm Audu striker Godwin Saviour staked a claim for a place in the starting XI with a confident display in front of goal as he fired several goals in the two-a-side game played on half of the pitch.
All 19 players including Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho trained
According to Audu, Coach Manu Garba said the chilly cold was good for his team.
“It means they have to do a lot of movement so as not to freeze and also the weather will allow them to last longer,” Manu said.