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Super Eagles Captain, Mikel Obi and five other players have arrived in Asaba, Delta capital, for preparations for the AFCON tournament holding in Egypt between June 21 and July 19.

The News Agency of (NAN) reports that other players that arrived with Mikel are Leon Balogun, Moses Simon, Jamilu Collins and Ola Aina.

The Super Eagles are billed to play a friendly with the Zimbabwean national side on Saturday at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba. Zimbabwe will also feature at the tournament.

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The first batch of players arrived in Asaba at about 1:20 pm and checked into Goden Tuplip Hotel.

The Team Coordinator, Pascal Emonye who came with the players, told NAN that the Coach, Gernot Rohr, would arrive later in the day from with some other players.

Emonye also said that the remaining players would arrive the camp latest by Monday.

“We are expecting the arrival of the other players later today while others may arrive here latest tomorrow.

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“The next plan is for the coach to decide; the coach is coming with some players from Lagos. He will draw up the plans for the next action.

“Everything is good and as you know they just finished the season. As you can see from their body, they are mentally fit and in good shape to tackle Zimbabwe on Saturday,” he said.

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Abass Sulaiman Adegoke, well known as Adegoke is a student of Federal Polytechnic Ede studying Civil Engineering, He is a media enthusiast, loves traveling, and has a special interest in personal development.

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PSG vs Man Utd: Maguire, Cavani, Greenwood out of Champions League clash

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The Manchester United squad have travelled to Paris without Edinson Cavani, Harry Maguire, Jesse Lingard and Eric Bailly.

They will all miss their first Champions League group game against Paris Saint-Germain.

Maguire, Greenwood, Bailly and Lingard are injured, while Cavani is not fit enough to play.

Bruno Fernandes will skipper United in the absence of Maguire.

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United manager Solskjaer said on Monday: “We hope the players won’t be away for too long. Edinson needs a few more days training before we can think about the weekend.

“Hopefully the same with Harry, Eric and Mason as well, but we’re not sure about that.”

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BREAKING: Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19

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Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for Covid-19, Portugal’s Football Federation confirmed on Tuesday.

The 35-year-old is said to be “doing well, without symptoms, and in isolation”, with no further positive tests reported in the squad ahead of Wednesday’s Nations League match against Sweden.

The PFF confirmed in a statement: “Following the positive case, the remaining players underwent new tests this Tuesday morning, all with a negative result, and are available to Fernando Santos for training this afternoon, in Cidade do Futebol.

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“The game (against Sweden), counting for the qualification phase of the Nations League, is scheduled for Wednesday, at 19:45, in Alvalade.”

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