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Monday, 30 October 2017

Rohr releases Super Eagles squad for Algeria, Argentina matches [Full list]




Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has released the list of players invited for the upcoming matches against Algeria and Argentina.

Nigeria will take on Algeria in their final 2018 World Cup qualifier on November 10 in Algiers, having already booked their place in next year’s tournament.

Four days later, they will play Argentina in a hugh-profile international friendly in Russia.

On-loan Manchester City midfielder Chidiebere Nwakali and Deportivo La Coruna goalkeeper Francis Odinaka Uzoho are called up for the first time.

Rohr releases Super Eagles squad for Algeria, Argentina matches [Full list]

However, on-loan Chelsea defender, Kenneth Omeruo, was placed on standby.

THE SQUAD LIST

Goalkeepers: Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United, South Africa); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (FC IfeanyiUbah); Francis Uzoho (Deportivo La Coruna, Spain)

Defenders: William Ekong (Bursaspor FC, Turkey); Abdullahi Shehu (Anorthosis Famagusta, Cyprus); Tyronne Ebuehi (ADO Den Haag, The Netherlands); Leon Balogun (FSV Mainz 05, Germany); Uche Agbo (Standard Liege, Belgium); Chidozie Awaziem (Nantes FC, France); Olaoluwa Aina (Hull City, England)

Midfielders: Mikel John Obi (Tianjin Teda, China); Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor FC, Turkey); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Oghenekaro Etebo (CD Feirense, Portugal); John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel); Mikel Agu (Bursaspor FC, Turkey); Chidiebere Nwakali (Sogndal FC, Norway)

Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Leicester City, England); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Moses Simon (KAA Gent, Belgium); Alex Iwobi (Arsenal FC, England); Odion Ighalo (Chang Chun-Yatai, China); Henry Onyekuru (RSC Anderlecht, Belgium); Anthony Nwakaeme (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel)

STANDBY: Kenneth Omeruo (Kasimpasa FC, Turkey); Alhassan Ibrahim (FK Austria Wien, Austria); Brian Idowu (FC Amkar Perm, Russia)



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