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Rohr takes charge in Uyo as 20 Super Eagles players train

New Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has taken full-charge of the Super Eagles training, for the first time on Tuesday as the team commenced training sessions ahead of Saturday’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania.

Rohr and a number of players could not fly to Uyo from Lagos on Monday due to cancelled flights but the entourage landed in Uyo just after noon on Tuesday.
On arrival at the team’s Hotel, Coach Rohr had a meeting with his assistants, backroom staff and players present, before the evening’s training session at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium.
In camp as at Tuesday evening were Captain Mikel John Obi, assistant captain Ahmed Musa, goalkeepers Emmanuel Daniel and Ikechukwu Ezenwa, defenders Musa Muhammed, Chidozie Awaziem, Abdullahi Shehu, Jamiu Alimi, Leon Balogun, William Troost-Ekong and Elderson Echiejile, midfielders Ogenyi Onazi, Wilfred Ndidi and Nosa Igiebor and forwards Brown Ideye, Imoh Ezekiel, Kelechi Iheanacho, Victor Moses, Odion Ighalo and Victor Osimhen.

Team administrator Dayo Enebi Achor confirmed to thenff.com that Belgium –based Moses Simon and Slovakia –based Kingsley Madu will arrive on Wednesday.

The delegation of Tanzania’s Taifa Stars is expected to arrive in Nigeria on Wednesday.  Both Nigeria and Tanzania have nothing at stake as Egypt have picked the lone ticket in Group G to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.

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