The Super Eagles’ players and officials are expected to start arriving in Victoria, capital of Seychelles today for the match, which holds on Saturday.
Nigeria lost its opening match in the series 0-2 to South Africa in Uyo and needs an outright victory to return to contention for the ticket to Cameroon 2019.
Meanwhile, Turkey-based forward, Henry Onyekuru will be the first player to arrive at the Super Eagles’ Savoy Hotel Resort and Spa, Victoria this morning.
All the other players on Coach Gernot Rohr’s 24-man roster will arrive at the team hotel tomorrow, with one group to come in before breakfast and another group expected at lunchtime.
Rohr has included three goalkeepers, eight defenders, six midfielders and seven forwards in his list for the crucial match, with four other players on standby.
The Super Eagles and the Pirates clash at the 10,000–capacity Stade Linite in a Group E, Matchday 2 encounter on Saturday, starting from 4.30pm Seychelles time (1.30pm Nigeria time).
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