The training camp for the national men’s football team the Super Eagles will open Monday, November 9 in Benin City for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone billed for Friday, November 13, at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in the city.
Officials of the team and other backroom staff are billed to arrive camp on Sunday ahead of the players, who are expected in Benin after this weekend’s engagements with their various clubs.
Team captain and striker Ahmed Musa who is presently clubless, is already in Nigeria having flown in from Saudi Arabia. He is expected to be one of the early arrivals in camp.
THEWILL learnt that preparations have been made to lodge the Super Eagles at Eterno Hotels located at Ikpokpan Road, which is close to the Stadium. Match officials and the delegation of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will be accommodated at the Edo Heritage Hotel.
The Sierra Leoneans, who are booked at the Lush Hotel in Benin City, are expected in Lagos on Wednesday from where they will connect another flight to Benin same day.