Babafemi Raji Reveals Why Iheancho Is Yet To Join Eagles’ Camp

The Super Eagles have on Tuesday commenced training at the Teslim Balogun Stadium Lagos in preparation for their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON qualifiers this weekend.  

While other 23 invited players including three domestic league campaigners began training Tuesday evening, Leicester City’s striker, Kelechi Iheancho is yet to report to camp  

And Media officer of the team, Babafemi Raji has explained why the former Manchester City Man is not yet in camp.

Speaking on Brila FM, Raji revealed Iheanacho is yet to arrive camp due to flight mixup but will join his teammates on Wednesday morning.  

“Iheanacho will join his teammates this morning,” Raji said.  

“There was a little mixup in his flight itinerary which delayed his arrival.”

The Eagles will travel to Cotonou on Friday for Saturday’s clash against Benin Republic and travel back to Lagos on Sunday morning to prepare for the tie against Lesotho on Tuesday.

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Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho has finally arrived at the Super Eagles camp ahead of their 2022 AFCON qualifiers against the Benin Republic and Lesotho.

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