AFCON 2019: Super Eagles 24-man Squad For Libya Double Header

AFCON 2019: Super Eagles 24-man Squad For Libya Double Header

Felix Egbomuche

Felix Egbomuche

Super Eagles gaffer Gernot Rohr has named the 24-man squad with which he’d execute the games against the Mediterranean Knights.

Captain Mikel Obi is again absent from the team but Alex Iwobi, Troost-Ekong and Ola Aina return after missing the Seychelles clash.

In-form Qatar based forward Ahmed Musa is expected to lead the team again, while Moses Simon makes a return after his long-term injury.

Isaac Success is the new face in the team as he comes in for Simmy Nwankwo who was dropped.

Nigeria face Libya in matchday 3 and 4 of the AFCON Qualifiers, with the first leg at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Saturday, 13th October.

The return leg is to be played three days later at Stade Taïeb Mhiri in the city of Sfax, Tunisia on Tuesday, 16th October.

Full Squad:

Francis Uzoho (Elche FC, Spain)
Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United, South Africa)
Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba FC)

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)
Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy)
Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor FC, Turkey)
Semi Ajayi (Rotherham United, England)
Bryan Idowu (Lokomotiv Moscow, Russia)

Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke City FC, England)
John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel)
Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor FC, Turkey)
Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England)

Ahmed Musa (Al Nasr FC, Saudi Arabia)
Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England)
Alex Iwobi (Arsenal FC, England)
Samuel Kalu (Bordeaux FC, France)
Isaac Success (Watford FC, England)
Moses Simon (Levante FC, Spain)
Henry Onyekuru (Galatasaray SK, Turkey)
Odion Ighalo (Changchun Yatai, China)

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