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2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Okoye missing as Nigeria commence preparation for Central African Republic

Ahead of Thursday’s qualifier in Lagos, Gernot Rohr’s Super Eagles trained for the first time and they were without the Sparta Rotterdam goalkeeper

The Nigeria senior national team had their first training session in Lagos ahead of Thursday’s 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifier against the Central African Republic.

The three-time African kings take on the Wild Beasts in the Group C fixture, as they continue their bid to earn a place in Qatar.

Under the watchful eyes of German tactician Gernot Rohr at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, all the invited players except Sparta Rotterdam goalkeeper took part in the training focused on ball work.