AFCON QUALIFIERS: 23 PLAYERS FOR SUPER EAGLES’ MATCHES AGAINST SEYCHELLES, EGYPT

Written by on March 5, 2019

The Nigeria Football Federation said yesterday that Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has invited stand-in team captain Ahmed Musa and 22 other players for Super Eagles’ matches slated for this month.

Reports has it that the Nigerian senior male football team are billed to play two matches at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba as they host the Pirates of Seychelles in their final match of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers on March 22 and Egypt’s Pharaohs in a friendly on March 26.

NFF’s Director of Communications, Ademola Olajire, said in a statement that defender Kenneth Omeruo of CD Leganes of Spain has been invited alongside regulars Leon Balogun, Abdullahi Shehu and William Ekong.

 

Furthermore, Midfielders Oghenekaro Etebo and Wilfred Ndidi, as well as forwards Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi and Moses Simon were also called up.


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