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Five Super Eagles stars arrive for crucial AFCON Qualifier

Five Super Eagles players arrived Nigeria ahead of the crucial final matches of the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.

The three-time African Champions tackle the Squirrels away at the Stade Charles de Gaulle in Porto Novo on Saturday, 27th March before locking horns with the Crocodiles of Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos on Tuesday.

The trio of England based players, Watford’s Williams Ekong, Fulham’s Ola Aina and West Brom’s Semi Ajayi stormed the Eagles camp last night just after the Turkey based duo of Galatasaray ‘s Henry Onyekuru and Oghenekaro Etebo breezed into camp. More players are expected today.

Nigeria are currently top of the Group L log with eight points, one ahead of Benin Republic and five more than third-placed Sierra Leone while Lesotho sit bottom with just two points.

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