2021 AFCON Qualifier: Iheanacho Returns As Rohr Invites 23 Eagles To Camp
By Our Correspondent
Inform Leicester City of England attacker, Kelechi Iheanacho makes a return as Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has invited 23 players to camp ahead of March 2021 Africa Cup of Nations double header qualifier against Leone Stars of Sierra Leone, Bestchoicesports.com.ng can report
The three set of goalkeepers invited in November retains their spots as Francis Uzoho continue to his recovery journey while active assistant captain William Troost-Ekong leads others in the defence line which includes Semilogo Ajayi and Olaoluwa Aina not forgetting Leganes duo of Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem.
Usual suspects are in the midfield as Alexander Iwobi, Joe Aribo, Wilfred Ndidi, Oghenekaro Etebo and Ramon Azeez are the middle professional while Kelechi Iheanacho returns to the attack.
Making his long awaiting debut will be Dutch Eredivisie top scorer Cyriel Dessers while Victor Osimhen,Samuel Chukwueze, Ahmed Musa, Moses Simon and Paul Onuachu are also included.
Nigeria will face Sierra Leone in a double header in March and victories in both ties could send Nigeria through to the Africa Cup of Nations.
Maduka Okoye (Fortuna Düsseldorf II)
Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs)
Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Heartland FC)
William Troost-Ekong (Udinese)
Chidozie Awaziem (Leganes)
Jamilu Collins (Paderborn)
Ola Aina (Torino)
Semi Ajayi (West Brom)
Shehu Abdullahi (Bursaspor)
Kenneth Omeruo (Leganes)
Joe Aribo (Rangers)
Oghenekaro Etebo (Getafe)
Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City)
Alex Iwobi (Everton)
Ramon Azeez (Granada)
Victor Osimhen (Lille)
Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal)
Cyriel Dessers (Heracles Almelo)
Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City)
Emmanuel Dennis (Club Brugge)
Ahmed Musa (Al Nassr)
Ebere Paul Onuachu (Genk)
Moses Simon (Nantes)