Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier: Rohr recalls Mikel, Ighalo, Moses for battles against Cameroon

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Posted on Aug 23 2017 - 3:05am by admin

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super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has recalled workforce captain, Mikel John Obi, Odion Ighalo in addition to Chelsea’s Victor Moses for the double header towards the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in the race for Russia 2018 World Cup ticket.

additionally back within the squad is Germany –based totally defender, Leon Balogun who again after lacking the sector Cup qualifier towards Algeria and the Africa Cup qualifier against South Africa, while Israel –based marksman, Anthony Nwakaeme acquired a primary name to the tremendous Eagles’ in a listing launched on Tuesday.

Rohr had mostly stored faith along with his regular military, including goalkeepers Daniel Akpeyi, Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Dele Alampasu, defenders William Ekong, Elderson Echiejile and Abdullahi Shehu, midfielders Ogenyi Onazi, John Ogu, Wilfred Ndidi and Oghenekaro Etebo, and forwards Ahmed Musa, Moses Simon, Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho.

Nigeria welcomes the reigning African champions to the Godswill Akpabio world Stadium, Uyo on Friday, 1st September, before flying to Yaounde for a quick fireplace return session on Monday, 4th September.

The tremendous Eagles are high of Africa’s 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying workforce B with six factors, after wins over Zambia and Algeria in their first two suits, whereas the Lions lie second with handiest two points following 1-1 attracts with Algeria and Zambia.

Seven different players had been placed on standby, but any of them could be contacted to move to camp most effective within the case there may be any problem with any participant on the listing of 23.

The standby gamers incorporated Uche Agbo (usual Liege, Belgium); Henry Onyekuru (Anderlecht FC, Belgium); Kenneth Omeruo (Chelsea FC, England); Aaron Samuel (CSKA Moscow, Russia); Alhassan Ibrahim (Akwa United); Stephen Eze (FC IfeanyiUbah); Ifeanyi Ifeanyi (Akwa United).

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