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Nigeria vs Ukraine: Okoye, Iwobi, Chukwueze, others arrived camp

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Eighteen players including Alex Iwobi, Samuel Chukwueze and new invitees Maduka Okoye, Joshua Maja, Emmanuel Dennis and Joseph Aribo all took part in the Super Eagles’ morning walk in Dnipro on Sunday.

According to the Nigeria Football Federation, three more players are expected to arrive the Eagles camp Today (Sunday), ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly against Ukraine.

The team will also have its first practice session later on Sunday, “when all 22 players would be fully assembled”, a NFF press release stated.

Players currently in Camp:

Francis Uzoho, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Maduka Okoye, William Ekong, Jamilu Collins, Leon Balogun, Bryan Idowu, Chidozie Awaziem, Alex Iwobi, Joseph Aribo, Oghenekaro Etebo, Anderson Esiti, Joshua Maja, Samuel Kalu, Paul Onuachu, Victor Osimhen, Samuel Chukwueze, Emmanuel Dennis and Moses Simon.

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Ola Aina, Sem Ajayi, and Kelechi Iheanacho are expected to arrive Ukraine later on Sunday.

The friendly game will serves as part of Nigeria’s preparation for November’s 2021 AFCON qualifying matches with Benin Republic and Lesotho.

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