The Super Eagles camp is bubbling with virtually all the invited players in Kaduna awaiting the Elneny and his Pharaoh brothers. His Arsenal colleague, Alex Iwobi, is with the Super Eagles but had a stomach bug yesterday. The last time i checked, there is no Tottenham player in the Super Eagles – Dele Alli is the closest but he has been invited by the Three Lions.

So what did Iwobi eat? Kilichi? African salad? This is his first time with the Super Eagles in Nigeria. Did he join the boys in their Nigerian delicacy which his bowels may have forgotten how to digest? The NFF tweeted yesterday that the striker suffered from traveler’s flu, but he is well and set to play against Egypt. On the other hand, the striker himself tweeted that he had the maddest food poisoning but is good and feels ready for the Egyptian match. Traveler’s Flu vs Food Poisoning. Irrespective of what happened yesterday, Nigerians need maximum points in Kaduna. Nothing less.

The rigours of the Nigerian Professional Football League continues today and tomorrow with the 8th Matchday of the season. There is an Oriental derby in Nnewi and a night affair at the Agege Stadium where host MFM FC will welcome Kano Pillars by 7pm. The fire boys will hope to see off the former champions in order to send a message to the league about their existence.

The full fixtures:

  • Rivers United FC vs Sunshine Stars FC
  • Giwa FC vs El-kanemi Warriors FC
  • FC IfeanyiUbah vs Heartland FC
  • MFM FC vs Kano Pillars FC
  • Enyimba FC vs Plateau United FC
  • Lobi Stars FC vs Rangers FC
  • Akwa United FC vs Warri Wolves FC
  • Abia Warriors vs Wikki Tourists FC
  • Niger Tornadoes vs Shooting Stars FC
  • Nasarawa United FC vs Ikorodu United FC

Will Rangers remain on top? Will Nasarawa United get their first point of the season? Will Abia Warriors remain unbeaten by picking their first ever point against Wikki Tourists? You can check out my predictions later today on SupportTheNPFL.

Enjoy your day.