Gernot Rohr Names 23 Super Eagles Stars To Battle Brazil

Gernot Rohr Names 23 Super Eagles Stars To Battle Brazil

Felix Egbomuche

Felix Egbomuche

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has named his 23-man squad for the international friendly game against Brazil.

Super Eagles will play the Selecao in a grade 'A' friendly next month in Singapore in their only game of the next international break.

Former youth champion, Ramon Azeez, has been invited for the game after being out of the team for a long while. The midfielder, who scored against Barcelona last weekend, has been in fine form for Spanish club side, Granada.

In defense, Kenneth Omeruo returns to the team after missing out on the game against Ukraine. The CD Leganes, Spainish centre-back was unable to join up with the team earlier this month due to paperwork.

In form, Lille striker, Victor Osimhen, tops the list of attackers while Peter Olayinka of SK Slavia Prague in the Czech Republic gets a maiden call-up.

See the full list:

Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (Omonia FC, Cyprus); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Heartland FC); Emil Maduka Okoye (Fortuna Dusseldorf, Germany).

Defenders: Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor FC, Turkey); Chidozie Awaziem (CD Leganes, Spain); William Ekong (Udinese FC, Italy); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Jamilu Collins (SC Paderborn 07, Germany); Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England).

Midfielders: Alexander Iwobi (Everton FC, England); Anderson Esiti (PAOK Salonica, Greece); Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke City FC, England); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Joseph Ayodele-Aribo (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); Ramon Azeez (Granada FC, Spain).

Forwards: Victor Osimhen (Lille OSC, France); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain); Samuel Kalu (Girondins Bordeaux, France); Paul Onuachu (KRC Genk, Belgium); Emmanuel Dennis (Club Brugge, Belgium); Peter Olayinka (SK Slavia Prague, Czech Republic).

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