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Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr announces 25-man squad for Super Eagles’ friendlies with Cote d’Ivoire and Tunisia in Austria

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Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr announces 25-man squad for Super Eagles

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has announced his 25-man squad for Nigeria’s October friendly games against Cote d’Ivoire and Tunisia in Austria.

The German football manager, 67, included six new players: Frank Onyeka, Chidera Ejuke, Dele Alampasu, Mikel Agu, Samson Tijani, and Zaidu Sanusi in his 25-man squad. He also listed five other players on standby.

SEE THE FULL LIST BELOW. 

Goalkeepers: Dele Alampasu (FK Ventspils, Latvia); Matthew Yakubu (SKF Sered, Slovakia); Maduka Okoye (Sparta Rotterdam, The Netherlands).

Defenders: Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Leon Balogun (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); Chidozie Awaziem (FC Boavista, Portugal); William Ekong (Udinese FC, Italy); Olaoluwa Aina (Fulham FC, England); Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany); Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England); Zaidu Sanusi (FC Porto, Portugal).

Midfielders: Mikel Agu (Vitoria Guimaraes, Portugal); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Frank Onyeka (FC Midtjylland, Denmark); Oghenekaro Etebo (Galatasary SK, Turkey); Samson Tijani (TSV Hartberg, Austria).

Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Al Nassr, Saudi Arabia); Alex Iwobi (Everton FC, England); Victor Osimhen (SSC Napoli, Italy); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain); Cyril Dessers (KRC Genk, Belgium); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Samuel Kalu (Girondins Bordeaux, France); Chidera Ejuke (CSKA Moscow, Russia).

Standby: Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor, Turkey); Ramon Azeez (Granada CF, Spain); Joshua Maja (Girondins Bordeaux, France); Henry Onyekuru (AS Monaco, France); Tyronne Ebuehi (FC Twente, Netherlands).

Nigeria will face Cote d’Ivoire and Tunisia on Friday, October 9, and Tuesday, October 13, 2020, respectively in Austria.

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