The Super Eagles Of Nigeria looks set to tame the National Elephants after putting aside their bonus row in order to perfect strategies for Wednesday’s tie even though they arrived 40 minutes behind schedule at the training venue.
In the goalkeeping department, Ikechukwu Ezenwa could be handed a starter’s role after sitting out against Burundi at the Alexandria Stadium.
Suleiman Folarin, an ESPN sports journalist who confirmed the Super Eagles boycotted training in protest over their unpaid bonus, tweeted;
Players have gone on strike due to unpaid allowances.
Tuesday’s training scheduled for 14:15 Egyptian time hrs has been cancelled
See photos from the training ground