Joseph Yobo and goalkeeper trainer Aloy Agu will be departing Nigeria on Saturday night for Austria, ahead of the international friendly matches with Algeria and Tunisia.
Others to depart on Saturday night include Team Administrator, Dayo Enebi Achor; Media Officer, Toyin Ibitoye; Team Doctor, Ibrahim Gyaran; Equipment Manager, Chidi Ngoka and Physiotherapist, Christopher Nnadozie.
Toyin Ibitoye, Super Eagles, Media Officer, disclosed this on Tuesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), saying that the officials had all received their visas for the journey.
Ibitoye also said team captain Ahmed Musa would depart with the officials from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
The Super Eagles will play the Desert Foxes of Algeria on Oct. 9 and Tunisia’s Carthage Eagle on Oct. 13 ahead of competitive games.
According to Ibitoye, the players will begin to arrive the team’s camp in Austria immediately after their clubs engagement this weekend.
“Our players will start arriving in the camp between Friday and Sunday immediately they finish playing their league games this weekend.
“We will be playing our first game on Oct. 9, so, by Oct. 6, every player is supposed to be in camp in Austria.
“We will have just two days to prepare and we know Algeria is a strong force in football,” Ibitoye said.
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