Twenty-two of the 23 players called up by Gernot Rohr for a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between South Africa and Nigeria have arrived in Asaba for training.
Concise News understands that France-based Samuel Kalu is the only player yet to join his teammates for preparation ahead of the crucial Group E game billed for 17 November in Johannesburg.
Tuesday’s training was held at the Stephen Keshi Stadium after 17 players joined the seven that had arrived on Monday.
They are expected to train twice on Wednesday before flying straight to Johannesburg on Thursday evening from Benin City airport aboard a Max Air chartered flight.
Nigeria lead the group on nine points, while South Africa are one point adrift, with Libya and Seychelles on four and one respectively.