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Rohr Invites 24 For Sierra Leone Clash

Head coach of the Nigerian national team, Super Eagles, has handed invitation to 24 players ahead of Nigeria’s AFCON 2021 qualifiers crucial tie against Sierra Leone on March 26, 2020, and the return leg at the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown four days later. While Kelechi Iheanacho returns to the squad after not being invited for a long while, Rohr also handed invitation to two new comers. FC Cologne of Germany’s Kingsley Ehizibue, and Cyriel Dessers of Heracle Almelo (The Netherlands) join the African football giants for the first time. An impressive run of form which has seen Desser bag 15 goals in 25 Dutch league outings and Ehizibue’s consistency as Cologne’s right-back meant both players were considered to wear the Eagles shirt.


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Nigeria currently sit top of Group L on six points, after winning their first two fixtures and will be hoping to continue from where they stopped.

Full List Of Invited Players

Goalkeepers

Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa)

Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Heartland FC)

Maduka Okoye (Fortuna Dusseldorf, Germany)

Defenders

Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain)

Leon Balogun (Wigan Athletic, England)

Chidozie Awaziem (CD Leganes, Spain)

William Ekong (Udinese FC, Italy)

Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy)

Jamilu Collins (SC Paderborn 07, Germany)

Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England)

Kingsley Ehizibue (FC Koln, Germany)              


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Midfielders

Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor FC, Turkey)

Etebo Oghenekaro (Getafe FC, Spain)

Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England)

Joseph Ayodele-Aribo (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland)

Ramon Azeez (Granada FC, Spain)

Forwards

Ahmed Musa (Al Nassr, Saudi Arabia)

Alexander Iwobi (Everton FC, England)

Victor Osimhen (Lille OSC, France)

Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France)

Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain)

Cyriel Dessers (Heracles Almelo, The Netherlands)

Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England)

Samuel Kalu (Girondins Bordeaux, France)

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