The Super Eagles had their first training session in Dubai yesterday evening on arrival in the United Arab Emirates on Monday from Addis Ababa where the team had a stop over from Lagos.
Earlier yesterday morning, the team was forced to cancel its training in Dubai ahead of an international friendly match against Egypt because of the hot weather.
Nigeria is billed to take on Egypt in a friendly match tomorrow in Dubai. Egypt is also billed to tackle Angola and Iraq at the same venue.
Both teams which failed to qualify for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations are preparing for Nations Cup and World Cup qualifiers in June.
Meanwhile, the Pharaohs of Egypt arrived in the UAE yesterday to open camp and prepare for their international friendly cracker against the Super Eagles.
Egyptian National team coach Bob Bradley named a 24-man squad for the camp that will last till 18; as besides the match against Nigeria, Egypt hopes to face Angola and Iraq.
Bradley has invited Abd Al Wahed Al Sayed, Esaam Al Hadary, Sherif Ekrami, Mahmoud Fathallah, Ahmed Saied, Mohmmed Nagib, Ahmed Doedar, Mohammed Nasef, Mohammed Abd Al Shafi, Ahmed Khairy, Hossam Ashour, Hossam Ghaly, Ibrahem Salah, Basem Ali, Ashour Al Taqi, Mahmmed Nagy 'Gedo', Ahmed Hassan, Mohammed Abou Trika, Wleed Soliman, Emad Moteab, Ahmed Hassan Meki, Ahmed Temsah, Amr Zaki, Ahmed Abd Al Zaher.
The American coach did not invite Zamalek ace Mohamoud Abd Al Razek "Shikabala".
"We invited Emad Meoteb after his recovery from injury and that will give us added depth. Amr Zaki too will be in the camp and that is added good news", Assistant Coach Diaa Al Sayed told SuperSport.com.
Al Ahly and Zamalek players who played in the CAF Champions League this weekend have already joined the team.
The Egypt clash is expected to kick off tomorrow 5pm Nigerian time, which is 8pm Dubai time.
The home-based Eagles are also due to travel out to Lima in May for another friendly against Peru.
With Agency Reports
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