Head coach, Gernot Rohr has announced his 24-man squad for the Super Eagles AFCON 2022 qualifying fixtures against Sierra Leone.
The Super Eagles will face the Leone Stars on Nov 13th in Benin, before facing them in the return fixture four days later in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
A first senior call-up for Osigwe, Akpeyi returns to the squad after missing out through injury in October. Dennis Bonaventure’s good club form earns him a spot. Paul Onuachu is dropped despite his excellent club performances.
See full squad below
GOALKEEPERS: Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa), Maduka Okoye (Sparta Rotterdam, Netherlands), Sebastian Osigwe (FC Lugano, Switzerland)
DEFENDERS: William Troost-Ekong (Watford, England), Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain), Leon Balogun (Rangers FC, Scotland), Semi Ajayi (West Brom, England), Chidozie Awaziem (Boavista, Portugal), Zaidu Sanusi (FC Porto), Ola Aina (Fulham, England), Jamilu Collins (SC Paderborn, Germany), Kevin Akpoguma (Hoffeinheim, Germany)
MIDFIELDERS: Oghenekaro Etebo (Galatasaray, Turkey), Tyronne Ebuehi (FC Twente, Netherlands), Frank Onyeka (FC Midtjylland, Denmark), Joe Aribo (Rangers FC, Scotland)
FORWARDS: Ahmed Musa (Free Agent), Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France), Alex Iwobi (Everton, England), Dennis Bonaventure (Club Brugge, Belgium), Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal, Spain), Chidera Ejuke (CSKA Moscow, Russia)
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