All the invited players to the Super Eagles camp are still enjoying the conviviality of the camp atmosphere, despite most of them knowing that they will not be part of the final preparatory team in Faro, Portugal, for the Nations Cup.
Team Media Officer, Ben Alaiya, described the atmosphere in camp as simply amazing with players putting in as much commitment during training sessions as if camp just opened the day before.
“It shows the level of confidence that the players have in the technical crew and in the entire team, especially as Head Coach Stephen Keshi has assured the players that they have a future with the team after the Nations Cup.”
From Kano Pillars defence Trojan Papa Idris, Heartland of Owerri main man in the defence, Chibuzor Okonkwo and injured duo of Zango Umar and Gambo Mohammed, Tony Okputu, Philip Asuquo of Shooting Stars the atmosphere in camp has become one to treasure and the players seem to be enjoying it.
Keshi on his part had this to say: “I wish I could take all the players here to the Faro camp of the team but that is not possible, however I know that most of you here have a future with the team”.
Meanwhile Keshi has heaped praises on Sports Minister, Bolaji Abdullahi, over the improved playing turf of the training pitch of the Abuja National Stadium.
“When we came it was not too good, but once we complained the Minister took action and we are seeing the effect of his action. We must thank him for hearkening to our cry for a better training facility and like he said it will still get better,” Keshi declared.