By Kayode Ogundare:
Changchun Yatai striker Odion Ighalo and Crotone of Italy striker Simy Nwankwo have arrived at the Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of next Monday’s international friendly against DR Congo, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
The duo were joined by Gent winger Moses Simon and Standard Liege defender Uche Agbo Wednesday afternoon.
Leon Balogun who recently signed a two year deal with English Premier League team, Brighton and Hove Albion arrived at the Super Eagles hotel in Uyo just as Joel Obi and Bryan Idowu of Amkar Perm.
These arrivals have swelled the number of players in camp to 25.
“Camp update ahead #2018FIFAWorldCup.
Already in: Ezenwa, Akpeyi, Uzoho, Ajiboye, Ekong, Aina, Echiejile, Ebuehi, Eze, Lokosa, Onazi, Omeruo, Ndidi, Iheanacho, Iwobi, Awaziem, Etebo, Idowu, Joel Obi, Agu, Balogun, Simy Nwankwo, Ighalo, Agbo,Simon.
#SoarSuperEagles,” a tweet from the official Twitter handle of the Super Eagles revealed.
Other players expected in camp later on Thursday are John Ogu, Shehu Abdulahi, Ahmed Musa, Victor Moses and skipper Mikel Obi.
Nigeria will face DR Congo in Port Harcourt next Monday before flying out to the United Kingdom to face England at the Wembley Stadium on June 2.