Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has invited group captain Ahmed Musa, deputy captain William Ekong and 21 others for the 2022 FIFA World Cup double qualifying matches towards the Central African Republic in Lagos and Douala subsequent week.
The Day 3 encounter will happen on the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos on Thursday, 7th October with the Day 4 match holding in Douala, Cameroon on Sunday, 10th October.
After incomes most six factors from their first two matches of the marketing campaign (towards Liberia in Lagos and towards Cape Verde in Mindelo earlier this month), the Eagles want one other six factors towards the central Africans and Rohr has largely stored religion with the troops that delivered in a September to recollect.
Goalkeepers Maduka Okoye, Francis Uzoho and Daniel Akpeyi return, simply as defenders William Ekong, Abdullahi Shehu, Chidozie Awaziem, Leon Balogun, Jamilu Collins, Olaoluwa Aina and Kenneth Omeruo.
Added to the rearguard now are Kevin Akpoguma, who missed the final video games resulting from sickness, and new call-up Calvin Ughelumba of Glasgow Rangers FC in Scotland.
With midfielders Wilfred Ndidi and Oghenekaro Etebo out resulting from damage, Frank Onyeka and Joseph Ayodele-Aribo are anticipated to duplicate their agency dealing with of issues within the center in Mindelo, when Central African Republic comes calling on Thursday and in Douala on Sunday. Rohr has now listed England –primarily based duo Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho within the midfield.
Captain Musa leads the road, with in-form Moses Simon, Victor Osimhen, Chidera Ojuke, Paul Onuachu and Samuel Kalu additionally known as.
Victory in each video games will all however assure the Super Eagles’ passage to the essential knockout rounds scheduled for March 2022, which is able to produce Africa’s 5 representatives on the 2022 World Cup.
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THE FULL LIST
Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (AC Omonia, Cyprus); Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa); Maduka Okoye (Sparta Rotterdam, The Netherlands).
Defenders: Chidozie Awaziem (Alanyaspor FC, Turkey); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Leon Balogun (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); William Ekong (Watford FC, England); Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Jamilu Collins (SC Paderborn 07, Germany); Abdullahi Shehu (AC Omonia, Cyprus); Calvin Ughelumba (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); Kevin Akpoguma (TSG Hoffenheim, Germany).
Midfielders: Frank Onyeka (Brentford FC, England); Joseph Ayodele-Aribo (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); Innocent Bonke (Malmo FF, Sweden); Alex Iwobi (Everton FC, England); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England).
Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Fatih Karagümrük, Turkey); Samuel Kalu (FC Bordeaux, France); Victor Osimhen (Napoli FC, Italy); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Paul Onuachu (KRC Genk, Belgium); Chidera Ejuke (CSKA Moscow, Russia).