World Cup Qualifier: Rohr recalls Mikel, Ighalo, Moses for Cameroon battle

Posted on Aug 22 2017 - 11:28pm by admin


with the aid of Monica Iheakam

tremendous Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has recalled workforce captain John Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo in addition to Chelsea’s Victor Moses for the double header in opposition to the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon within the race for Russia 2018 World Cup ticket.
additionally back in the squad is Germany –based defender Leon Balogun who returns after lacking the world Cup qualifier towards Algeria and the Africa Cup qualifier in opposition to South Africa whereas Israel –based marksman Anthony Nwakaeme gets a first call to the super Eagles’ in a list released on Tuesday.
Rohr has mostly kept faith with his common 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 welcome the reigning African champions to the Godswill Akpabio global Stadium, Uyo on Friday, 1st September, earlier than flying to Yaounde for a snappy fireplace return session on Monday, 4th September.
The tremendous Eagles are high of Africa’s 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying crew B with six factors, after wins over Zambia and Algeria of their first two fits, whereas the Lions lie 2d with most effective two points following 1-1 attracts with Algeria and Zambia.
Seven other players were placed on standby, but any of them can be contacted to move to camp best within the case there is any issue with any player on the listing of 23.
The standby gamers embody 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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