The Les Fauves of the Central African Republic are now in Lagos ahead of Thursday’s matchday3 of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying fixture against the Super Eagles.
The 35-man contingent arrived Lagos on Tuesday evening from Douala, Cameroon where they were fine-tuning their preparation for the match.
Coach Raoul Savoy-led squad hanging on just one point from two matches played so far will be aiming to upset the Eagles with a win in Lagos and bounce back into reckoning of winning the sole ticket of the group to the final qualifying knockout out phase in March next year.
Meanwhile, Skipper Ahmed Musa, deputy skipper William Ekong and goalkeepers Francis Uzoho and Daniel Akpeyi had arrived, alongside defenders Kevin Akpoguma, Jamilu Collins, Chidozie Awaziem, Leon Balogun, Calvin Bassey, Olaoluwa Aina, Abdullahi Shehu and Kenneth Omeruo, are all in camp.
Others are midfielders Chidera Ejuke, Innocent Bonke, Frank Onyeka and Joseph Ayodele-Aribo, as well as forwards Paul Onuachu, Samuel Kalu, Taiwo Awoniyi, Victor Osimhen, Kelechi Iheanacho and Moses Simon.
Only Netherlands –based goalkeeper Maduka Okoye was being expected in the Super Eagles’ camp as a total of 22 players trained in Lagos on Tuesday.
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