2021 AFCON qualifier: Omeruo, Kalu are first to arrive in Super Eagles' camp
2021 AFCON qualifier: Omeruo, Kalu are first to arrive in Super Eagles' camp
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2021 AFCON qualifier: Omeruo, Kalu are first to arrive in Super Eagles' camp

Only two Super Eagles players have arrived at the camp of the Nigeria national as at Monday morning ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Benin.

The two players who arrived at the Ibom Meridien Hotel and Resorts in Uyo on Sunday are defender Kenneth Omeruo and utility player Samuel Kalu.

The squad will swell later on Monday when most of the invited players will touch down in Uyo as real training begins in the evening of the day.

Nigeria squad

Goalkeepers: Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Heartland FC); Maduka Okoye (Fortuna Dusseldorf, Germany)

Defenders: Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor FC, Turkey); Chidozie Awaziem (CD Leganes, Spain); William Ekong (Udinese FC, Italy); Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany); Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England); Bryan Idowu (Lokomotiv Moscow, Russia)

Midfielders: Alexander Iwobi (Everton FC, England); Mikel Agu (Vitoria Guimaraes, Portugal); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Joseph Ayodele-Aribo (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); Ramon Azeez (Granada FC, Spain)

Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Al Nassr, Saudi Arabia); Victor Osimhen (Lille OSC, France); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain); Paul Onuachu (KRC Genk, Belgium); Emmanuel Dennis (Club Brugge, Belgium); Samuel Kalu (Girondins Bordeaux, France);

Standby: Leon Balogun (Brighton & Hove Albion, England); Peter Olayinka (SK Slavia Prague, Czech Republic); Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke City, England)

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