#AFCON2019Qualifier: Rohr Reveals 24-Man List Of Players For Seychelles Match
The Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, on Friday, August 24, revealed a 24-man team list for the 2019 Nation’s Cup qualifier against Seychelles.
While the Super Eagles will play the national team of Seychelles on September 7 in Victoria, Seychelles, Rohr, at a news conference in Lagos, said 24 players and four standby players were invited for the match.
The list consists of three goalkeepers, eight defenders, six midfielders and seven forwards.
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Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (Deportivo La Coruna, Spain); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba FC); Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United, South Africa).
Defenders: Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Semi Ajayi (Rotherham United, England); Bryan Idowu (Lokomotiv Moscow, Russia); Chidozie Awaziem (FC Porto, Portugal); William Ekong (Udinese FC, Italy); Leon Balogun (Brighton & Hove Albion, England); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany).
Midfielders: Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor FC, Turkey); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke City FC, England); John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel); Kelechi Nwakali (FC Porto, Portugal); Joel Obi (AC Chievo Verona, Italy).
Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Al Nassar FC, Saudi Arabia); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Simeon Nwankwo (Crotone FC, Italy); Henry Onyekuru (Galatasaray SK, Turkey); Odion Ighalo (Changchun Yatai, China); Alex Iwobi (Arsenal FC, England); Samuel Kalu (Bordeaux FC, France).
Standby: Uche Agbo (Standard Liege, Belgium), Stephen Eze (Lokomotiv Plovdiv, Bulgaria); Musa Muhammed (HNK Gorica, Croatia); Blessing Eleke (FC Luzern, Switzerland).
The players are expected to arrive at Seychelles from September 3 from their base, while one of the goalkeepers, Ezenwa and the technical crew will leave Nigeria on September 2.