The Head Coach of Sand Super Eagles, Audu Ejo, today said that sixteen players have started camping in preparation for the 2017 Beach Soccer World Cup in The Bahamas.
Audu told newsmen in Lagos today that the Badgry camp opened on the twelfth of April with four players of the invited twenty-two not making the camp due to injuries. He also lamented that two players and some officials have yet to secure their American Visas.
The 2017 Beach Soccer World Cup which is the ninth edition is scheduled to hold in Belarus, The Bahamas, from the twenty-seventh of April to the seventh of May. Nigeria which made its last appearance at the 2015 edition in Portugal and Senegal will represent Africa at the competition.
It was gathered that camping ought to have opened on the thirtieth of March but it was postponed due to logistics. Asked if late camping will not affect their chances, Ejo said they will do their best.
Nigeria will be playing in the preliminaries of the competition in Group alongside Iraq, Iran and Mexico.