NFF orders Eagles to arrive May 23

The Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) has commenced preparations for the forthcoming African Cup of Nations qualifying match with South Africa in Uyo next month.

A minimum of 19 foreign-based professionals are expected to participate in a training camp in Corsica and Paris, France ahead of the clash with the South Africans.

The invited professionals have been instructed to arrive in Paris on May 23, 2017 by 1200 hours latest, so that they can connect an arranged flight to Corsica from Paris at 1500 hours. After the friendly with Corsica on Friday,  May 26, the national team will continue camp in Paris from 27-31 May.

Nothing has been cast in stone yet but there is a possibility of playing a second friendly match with a yet-to-be-determined opponent on May 31 according to the NFF.