Super Eagles to test depth against Algeria, Argentina without Balogun, V. Moses and maybe more

Qualifying for World Cup as first African team has attracted the world that the NFF now had to snub Morocco,Saudi Arabia and Iran for a date with Argentina.

Success has many friends while failure has none,the fashion and manner at which the Gernot Rohr tutored side qualified for Russia 2018 has sent a strong message and has drawn the attention of the world to Nigeria as a team to beat from Africa.

As England friendly next March is a probability, hence the feeling and the Carnival like atmosphere of the round leather game up the air.

Leon Balogun missed the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup due to a nasty injury he suffered against Mexico in a friendly leading to that tournament and with his injury records,we can assume that it will be hard for him to play four games at a stretch in two weeks come Russia 2018.

John Mikel Obi didn't partake in the 2010 Money Sharing party due to a knee injury he sustained while playing for Chelsea and helping them to a double.

Elderson Echiejile was dropped at the very last minute after an injury he sustained in a friendly match which forced Late Coach Stephen Keshi to replace the former Braga left back with South African based winger, Ejike Uzoenyi in 2014.

All above cited examples are reminders for what could happen to any of the core member of the Super Eagles which makes the upcoming matches mandatory for squad depth.

Recent injury to Victor Moses will force Coach Rohr to see the backups for his talisman with Ahmed Musa and Henry Onyekuru almost certain of a call up.
Moses Simon and Alex Iwobi are already part and parcel of the team and therefore could prepare their Russia 2018 travelling bags.

Balogun need good backups as reserved partners for the 'ever fit' William Troost Ekong as Chidozie Awaziem could be counted upon with the Home-based Super Eagles Olamilekan Adeleye a Trojan for the German brand of football.

Elderson Echiejile's less competitive spot must also receive boost ahead of the Mundial and no weakness must be spared.

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