BY SAMPSON ADEDEJI

Ahead of the International friendly match between Nigeria and their counterpart from Ukraine, Super Eagles had their first in Ukraine on Sunday evening after the arrival of the players on saturday evening and sunday morning.

SPACEFM Reports, Nigeria contingents consists of 18 players and their technical crew led by Coach Gernot Rohr, arrived Ukraine on saturday ahead of the scheduled match despite the withdrawal of 5 key players of the team.

The team including invited players goalkeeper Maduka Okoye, attacker Josh Maja trained under the watchful eyes of Rohr who drilled the team and also worked on the team possession and tactics.

Coach of the Ukrainian team Andriy Shevchenko has promised to ring changes in the team that played and defeated Lithuanian 3-0, while also promising to give Nigeria a good fight.

Meanwhile, Nigeria and Ukraine will come face to face at the Dnipro Arena on Tuesday with Nigeria coach Rohr expected to give newly invited players an opportunity to take their chances.

@adedejisampson

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