By Obaloluwa Joshua, LAGOS

The Super Eagles have started preparation for the international friendly against Portugal, PNO Sports reports.

11 out of the 23 invited players are already in the team’s camp in Lisbon.

The early birds are, vice-captain , William Troost-Ekong, Alex Iwobi Joe Aribo and Ademola Lookman.

The other players in camp are, Bruno Onyemaechi, Kevin Akpoguma, Oghenekaro Etebo Oghenekaro Etebo, Ebube Duru, Emmanuel Dennis Paul Onuachu and Calvin Bassey.

Head coach, Jose Peseiro has already invited Cyriel Dessers and Chidozie Awaziem as replacements for the injured duo of Victor Osimhen and Olisa Ndah.

Thursday ‘s friendly will hold at the Estadio Jose Alvalade, Lisbon. Kick off is 7.45pm Nigeria time.