Super Eagles’ Vice Captain, Ahmed Musa, Abdullahi Shehu and Leon Balogun are among the players that have reported ill three days before the kick-off of the Egypt 2019 African Cup of Nations.
Nigeria opens its campaign at the competition on Saturday against Burundi and coach Gernot Rohr is sweating over the fitness of the key players.
According to the report, Henry Onyekuru and Paul Onuachu are also among those hit by illness, while Oghenekaro Etebo and Chidozie Awaziem are not in tip-top condition having just recovered from the sickness bug that ravaged the squad.
The Super Eagles players and officials arrived in Alexandria on Monday evening after holding a one-week training camp in Ismailia
The players worked out in the gym yesterday morning and held their first training session on grass last night.
Nigeria will face Burundi, Guinea and Madagascar in group b of the AFCON at the Alexandria Stadium, Alexandria.
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