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Nig VS Ukraine: Rohr unveils 23-man squad, drops Akpeyi (full list)

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Nig VS Ukraine: Rohr unveils 23-man squad, drops Akpeyi (full list)

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has invited 23 players for their international friendly against Ukraine on September 10. Tyronne Ebuehi, who missed the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, has been recalled after recovering from injury.
Semi Ajayi and Kelechi Iheanacho, who were dropped from the final list to the tournament, have also been called up.

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr

Germany–based goalkeeper, Emil Maduka Okoye has been invited for the first time, as well as Scotland–based midfielder, Joe Aribo.

But there is no place for South Africa–based goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi.


FULL LIST:

Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (Anorthosis Famagusta, Cyprus); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Heartland FC); Emil Maduka Okoye (Fortuna Dusseldorf, Germany).

Defenders: Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Tyronne Ebuehi (FC Benfica, Portugal); Chidozie Awaziem (FC Porto, Portugal); William Ekong (Udinese FC, Italy); Leon Balogun (Brighton & Hove Albion, England); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany); Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (Rotherham United, England).
Midfielders: Alexander Iwobi (Everton FC, England); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke City FC, England); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Joe Aribo (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland).

Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Al Nassar FC, Saudi Arabia); Victor Osimhen (Lille OSC, France); Moses Simon (Levante FC, Spain); Henry Onyekuru (AS Monaco, France); Samuel Kalu (Girondins Bordeaux, France); Paul Onuachu (FC Midtjyland, Denmark); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain).

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