🟒 Gernot Rohr names Nigeria squad for Sierra Leone
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🟒 Gernot Rohr names Nigeria squad for Sierra Leone

Ahmed Musa, William Ekong and Oghenekaro Etebo are leading the latest list of 21 selected for Nigeria for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone.

The list also includes all the expected big names like Victor Osimhen, Alex Iwobi and Samuel Chukwueze.

Additionally, Rohr has listed seven players on standby, who included the likes of Abdullahi Shehu, Francis Uzoho and Paul Onuachu.

Full Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa); Sebastian Osigwe (FC Lugano, Switzerland); Maduka Okoye (Sparta Rotterdam, The Netherlands).

Defenders:

  • Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Leon Balogun (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); Chidozie Awaziem (FC Boavista, Portugal); William Ekong (Watford FC, England); Olaoluwa Aina (Fulham FC, England); Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany); Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England); Zaidu Sanusi (FC Porto, Portugal); Kevin Akpoguma (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, Germany).

Midfielders:

  • Oghenekaro Etebo (Galatasaray, Turkey); Tyronne Ebuehi (FC Twente, Netherlands); Frank Onyeka (FC Midtjylland, Denmark); Joseph Ayodele-Aribo (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland).

Forwards:

  • Ahmed Musa (Unattached); Alex Iwobi (Everton FC, England); Emmanuel Dennis Bonaventure (Club Brugge, Belgium); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain); Victor Osimhen (Napoli FC, Italy); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Chidera Ejuke (CSKA Moscow, Russia).

Standby:

  • Francis Uzoho (APOEL Nicosia, Cyprus); Samson Tijani (TSV Hartberg, Austria); Abdullahi Shehu (Omonia Nicosia, Cyprus); Ramon Azeez (Granada CF, Spain); Kelechi Nwakali (SD Huesca, Spain); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Heartland FC); Paul Onuachu (KRC Genk, Belgium).

The Super Eagles will battle Sierra Leone on Friday 13 November at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City, followed by the return leg in Freetown on Tuesday 17 November at the Siaka Stevens Stadium.

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