Nigeria lead Group E on nine points and may secure qualification for the tournament if they avoid defeat in South Africa

Midfielder Mikel Agu has reportedly arrived in Asaba ahead of Nigeria’s first training session for the Group E 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier with South Africa.

Concise News understands that the Portugal-based player arrived on Monday evening.

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The camp of the Super Eagles officially opened on Monday for the crucial qualifier.

Nigeria lead the group on Nine points, while Bafana Bafana, hosts of the November 17 clash, are one point adrift, with Libya and Seychelles third and fourth respectively.

The three-time African champions will qualify for next year’s showpiece in Cameroon if they avoid defeat in Johannesburg.