The senior national team of Nigeria had their first training session at the training pitch of the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Owngoalnigeria.com was there to cover what was their first training session ahead of the game against Zambia.
It started with the players doing a little bit of jogging and stretches to loosen up a bit, before the goalkeepers went their separate ways to train with the goalkeeper trainer.
While Daniel Akpeyi, Dele Ajiboye and Ikechukwu Ezenwa were having shooting drills with the goalkeeper trainers, the outfield players were grouped into two for some light ball work.
Captain John Obi Mikel lead one team during the ball work while vice-captain Ogenyi Onazi lead the other group in the session which involves not allowing the ball drop.
After the ball works which lasted a little over 20 minutes, the players had a little 8 aside game which had all of the 18 players who have arrived for the game taking part.