Odion Ighalo and Ogenyi Onazi Monday arrived the Super Eagles camp in Abuja ahead of the World Cup qualifier against the Fennecs of Algeria.

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The arrival of Ighalo and Onazi has increased the number of players in camp to 11.

They join other stars like  Kelechi Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi, who arrived Sunday.

Others are Kenneth Omeruo, Moses Simon, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Wilfred Ndidi, Musa Muhammed, and Kingsley Madu.

Onazi, who arrived the country earlier , was seen at the venue of the Federation Cup match between Ifeanyi Ubah and Nasarawa United in Lagos on Sunday.

The former Lazio midfielder was with the team’s manager Gernot Rohor, who was also at the stadium to see the encounter before leaving for camp on Monday.

According to the Super Eagles Coordinator Pascal Patrick, 14 more players are expected to arrive camp latest Tuesday night. He said training would start on Tuesday morning.

“The remaining players like Mikel Obi, Victor Moses are expected in camp by the end of tomorrow [Tuesday].

“We will begin training in earnest ahead of the clash against Algeria,” he said.

The Algerians are expected in Uyo, Thursday for the November 12 Group B showdown at the Godswill Akpabia stadium.

Nigeria top the group with three points. Cameroon and Algeria trail in second and third with a point each, while Zambia are last, pointless.