Russia 2018 W/Cup qualifier: Iwobi rules self out of Nigeria, Cameroon clash

Posted on Aug 28 2017 - 3:04am by admin

.Rohr calls Samuel, Agbo as replacements

through Monica Iheakam

super Eagles and Arsenal ahead, Alex Iwobi has withdrawn from the squad to face Cameroon within the two legs of the crucial Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers .
It was once gathered that Iwobi, who has made two look for the Gunners this season, copped a thigh muscle injury in coaching, on the way to keep him out of motion for at least two weeks.
To ensure that no vacuum is created, teach Gernot Rohr has hurriedly recalled standby CSKA Moscow player, Aaron Samuel to enroll in the rest of the squad in Uyo as a alternative for the injured Iwobi.
also steered to enroll in up with the opposite 23 players listed for the Cameroon conflict is Uche Agbo, who is on loan to standard Liege from Watford.
A tweet on the official deal with of the Nigeria tremendous Eagles learn: “just in: Aaron Samuel referred to as in to exchange injured Alex Iwobi. Uche Agbo additionally invited.”
Iwobi has been a mainstay within the Eagles squad considering that he made his debut for the group in opposition to DR Congo in a world pleasant under former tutor Sunday Oliseh in October 8, 2015.
The 21- year -old has made 11 international appearances for the three-time African champions along with his most effective purpose coming towards Zambia in Nigeria’s 2-1 win in a global Cup qualifier away in Ndola on matchday 1.
The closing time Samuel featured for the super Eagles used to be below the late train Stephen Keshi in 2014 in a 2-2 draw in opposition to South Africa in Uyo, the place Eagles had been denied the 2015 AFCON ticket.
The Eagles will host Cameroon on Friday, September 1in Uyo before heading to Yaounde for the 2d leg fixture on Monday, September four.

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