Super Eagles hold first training session today


Coach Gernot Rohr will lead his Super Eagles wards to their first training later today ahead of the October 13 friendly match against Brazil in Singapore.

According to team’s media officer, Toyin Ibitoye, who also said that the Fairmont Hotel camp of the Super Eagles is expected to have a full house before noon today as all the players were expected to hit Singapore for the match.

“The training and walkout will start in earnest later on Wednesday because all the players are expected to have arrived the camp. In fact before the Wednesday, we are expected to have the full house and later on Wednesday, the coach will start to work on them,” Ibitoye said.

Meanwhile, majority of players of Brazil have arrived the Asian country and the Samba Boys had their first training on Tuesday ahead of their first match against Senegal on Thursday before playing Nigeria on Sunday.

The last time both countries met, it was also a friendly affair at the MKO Abiola Stadium in Abuja and the five times world champions won 3-0.

Meanwhile, Nwankwo Kanu, former Super Eagles captain, has hinted that there is pressure on the Super Eagles to win the match.

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