The early arrivals to the Super Eagles training camp at Elomaz Hotel in Asaba today include Henry Onyekuru, Ola Aina and Moses Simon.
The others Mikel Agu, Olamilekan Adeleye, Jamilu Collins and goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai, who was first called up in 2015, when interestingly the Eagles were due to also face South Africa and Uganda.
More players are expected to join up later today.
Officials have already informed newsmen that the team will train tomorrow and that will be open to the public, while the other trainings will be behind closed doors.
The squad are due to fly out to Johannesburg on a chartered flight.
The AFCON qualifier against South Africa will be played on November 17 and three days later, the Eagles will host Uganda in a friendly in Asaba.