Nigeria captain and Al-Nassr winger Ahmed
Musa, Everton forward Alex Iwobi and
Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi, as well
as nine other players, are all in camp.
The three-time African champions will take on
the Republic of Benin in their opening Group
L 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at
Godswill Akpabio Stadium on Wednesday
On Monday afternoon, Musa, who missed the
Super Eagles friendly against Brazil last
month, arrived in Uyo, along with Iwobi, Ndidi,
Maduka Okoye, Jamilu Collins and Ramon
Also in camp are Chidozie Awaziem,
SemiAjayi, Ola Aina, Kenenth Omeruo, Samuel
Kalu and Ikechukwu Ezenwa.
Lokomotiv Moscow defender Brian Idowu has
withdrawn from the game owing to passport
issues and has been replaced with Enyimba’s
Ifeanyi Anaemena. 11 players are still
expected at the Super Eagles camp.
After their encounter with the Squirrels,
Nigeria will travel to Setsoto Stadium to
tackle Lesotho in their second group match
on Sunday.

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