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Rohr invites Osimhen, Iwobi, Ighalo, 21 Others for Super Eagles' World Cup Qualifiers against Liberia and Cape Verde

By Emmanuel Oladele - Super Eagles of Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has invited hot Napoli forward Victor Osimhen, Everton midfielder Alex Iwobi, Odion Ighalo and 21 others for Nigeria's FIFA World Cup Qualifiers against Liberia and Cape Verde.

In the 24-man list released by Rohr, no inclusion of home-based player and the list has no new invitee, but retired Odion Ighalo has been recalled into the team. Wilfred Ndidi, Samuel Chukwueze after recovering from injury are back in the team.

Al-Shabab FC of Saudi Arabia Forward, Odion Ighalo 

See the names of all invited players below;


Francis Uzoho (AC Omonia, Cyprus); Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa); Maduka Okoye (Sparta Rotterdam, Netherlands).


Chidozie Awaziem (Alanyaspor FC, Turkey); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Leon Balogun (Rangers, Scotland); William Troost Ekong (Watford, England); Ola Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Abdullahi Shehu (AC Omonia, Cyprus); Jamilu Collins (SC Paderborn 07, Germany); Zaidu Sanusi (FC Porto, Portugal); Kevin Akpoguma (TSG Hoffenheim, Germany).


Frank Onyeka (Brentford, England); Joe Aribo (Rangers, Scotland); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Alex Iwobi (Everton, England).


Ahmed Musa (Fatih Karagumruk, Turkey); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal, Spain); Moses Simon (Nantes, France); Paul Onuachu (KRC Genk, Belgium); Chidera Ejuke (CSKA Moscow, Russia); Victor Osimhen (Napoli, Italy); Odion Ighalo (Al-Shabab FC, Saudi Arabia).

Watford midfielder Oghenekharo Etebo is missing from the list as he's currently recovering from injury.

The matchday 5 encounter hold at the Stade Ibn Batouta, Tangier, Morocco, on Saturday, 13th November, 17:00 Nigeria Time, while the matchday 6 will take place in Lagos at the Teslim Balogun Stadium on Tuesday, 16th November, 17:00 Nigeria Time (+1 GMT).

The Super Eagles of Nigeria currently top Group C with 9 points and are edging closer to winning the group. See group C log below;

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