Victor Moses of Chelsea and Leon Balogun who plays for Mainz 05 in the German League did not feature for their respective clubs on Saturday barely twenty-fours to the arrival of players in the Super Eagles camp in Uyo, Extrasportsnigeria.com reports. Nigeria will face Zambia on October 7 in Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier.
Moses had started all the five matches for the Stamford Bridge squad this season. Team captain Mikel Obi is expected to arrive in camp on Sunday ahead of the crucial encounter.
On Saturday and in England, Manchester City beat Chelsea 1-0 at Stamford Bridge. Kevin de Bruyne scored in the second half to give Pep Guardiola’s side the winner.
Three Nigerians were in action as Leicester City were held to a goalless draw by Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium, with three. Foxes number 25 Wilfred Ndidi logged ninety minutes and came close to scoring in the 78th minute but saw his volley deflected off target.
Another Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho joined game in the 69th minute for Leicester. At The Hawthorns Nigerian pair of Isaac Success and Stefano Okaka were not in action as Watford fought back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with West Brom.