Shell Energy Entrepreneurs banner Yudala banner
Rohr calls up Mikel, Musa, 22 others for Algeria, Argentina games

By News Express on 31/10/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 846

•Super Eagles Captain Mikel Obi
•Super Eagles Captain Mikel Obi

 Team captain Mikel Obi, Ahmed Musa and Ogenyi Onazi headline the list of 24 players which Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has invited for the team’s two upcoming matches.

The Nigerian senior men football team visit Algeria next week in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match, and also take on Argentina in Russia four days later in a friendly.

Goalkeepers Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Daniel Akpeyi made the cut, alongside defenders Abdullahi Shehu, Leon Balogun and William Ekong, as well as midfielders Wilfred Ndidi and Oghenekaro Etebo.

Forwards Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi and Odion Ighalo were also on the list, which also has three players placed on standby.

However, there is a first call-up for impressive goalkeeper Francis Uzoho of Deportivo La Coruna of Spain and midfielder Chidiebere Nwakali, a former FIFA U-17 World Cup winner.

Russia-based Brian Idowu has also been placed on standby, only for the friendly with Argentina.

2013 AFCON winner Kenneth Omeruo is on standby for both matches, alongside former junior international Alhassan Ibrahim, who now plays in Austria.

All invited players are expected to arrive in a camp in Morocco on Monday, November 6, before the delegation flies to Constantine the following Thursday.

Two days later, the Super Eagles will leave Constantine for Krasnodar, the Russian city which will host the international friendly against Argentina on November 14.

THE FULL LIST

Goalkeepers: Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United, South Africa); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (FC IfeanyiUbah); Francis Uzoho (Deportivo La Coruna, Spain)

Defenders: William Ekong (Bursaspor FC, Turkey); Abdullahi Shehu (Anorthosis Famagusta, Cyprus); Tyronne Ebuehi (ADO Den Haag, The Netherlands); Leon Balogun (FSV Mainz 05, Germany); Uche Agbo (Standard Liege, Belgium); Chidozie Awaziem (Nantes FC, France); Olaoluwa Aina (Hull City, England)

Midfielders: Mikel Obi (Tianjin Teda, China); Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor FC, Turkey); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Oghenekaro Etebo (CD Feirense, Portugal); John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel); Mikel Agu (Bursaspor FC, Turkey); Chidiebere Nwakali (Sogndal FC, Norway)

Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Leicester City, England); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Moses Simon (KAA Gent, Belgium); Alex Iwobi (Arsenal FC, England); Odion Ighalo (Chang Chun-Yatai, China); Henry Onyekuru (RSC Anderlecht, Belgium); Anthony Nwakaeme (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel)

STANDBY: Kenneth Omeruo (Kasimpasa FC, Turkey); Alhassan Ibrahim (FK Austria Wien, Austria); Brian Idowu (FC Amkar Perm, Russia) (NAN)

 

Source News Express

Posted 31/10/2017 05:24:30 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

 

You may also like...
Eid el-Kabir: NEMA distributes relief materials to IDPs...

WASCE: Ikpeazu congratulates Abia school children, vows to...

Reps grill NPA boss over N5bn headquarters renovation...

How the 36 states fared at Eko 2012...

Quit Notice: Panic grips Igbo residents in Kaduna...

Ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki charged to court over illegal...

HOW TO CONQUER YOUR FEARS —Public speaker

Peterside prays for widows, promises more assistance

AY links low quality movie production in Nigeria...

The war around Stella Oduah

Terrorists kill 50 soldiers after overrunning military camp...

Ex-Army Chief, General Ihejirika, embraces Python Dance

 

Latest News Peace Corps Bill not dead — NPC Crisis looms in Anglican Church Police arraigns varsity students, others for cultism, armed robbery Training on 21st century evangelism underway Dickson demands more oil blocs for oil-producing areas Ex-students construct overhead bridge, graduate students’ hostel in ABU MOSOP dissociates self from Robo Michael’s endorsement by some Ogoni chiefs Re-dedicate yourself to God, Okowa tells political leaders LMC bans 2 club officials for 10 games for fighting, pardons 9 FC IfeanyiUbah players Dust haze, clouds to prevail today, says NiMet Cows take over airport runway, prevent plane from landing 3 girls suffocate inside parked car in Kano

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (324,529 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (315,954 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (252,552 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (207,361 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (193,875 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (186,275 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (161,922 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (145,334 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (139,626 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (128,526 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (126,945 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (122,332 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (34) Business (2,894) Business Verdict (33) Columnists (802) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (203) Entertainment (442) Features (548) Global Business Monitor (225) International (1,794) Interviews (143) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (104) News (32,901) Opinion (883) Pidgin (10) Politics (4,498) Religion (676) Sports (1,433) Stock Watch (27) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN Banner advert

CBN Words on marble

 

 

Football president George Weah puts Liberian army to the test

 

APO Group Partner

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement