The Technical Adviser of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has invited twenty-three players ahead of next month’s Twenty-Eighteen FIFA World Cup qualifier between the Super Eagles and Zambia’s Chipolopolo in Ndola.
The Franco-German, who retained the squad that pipped Tanzania by a lone goal in a Twenty-Seventeen Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in Uyo, has invited the quartet of Alanyaspor of Turkey defender, Kenneth Omeruo, Belgium –based midfielder, Anderson Esiti and English Premiership duo Isaac Success and Alex Iwobi.
Team captain, Mikel Obi, assistant skipper Ahmed Musa, Carl Ikeme, Elderson Echiejile, Ogenyi Onazi and Kelechi Iheanacho are in the twenty-three man list.
Rohr has excused Watford FC forward Odion Ighalo, who will attend his father’s burial in Nigeria on Saturday, Eighth October, an eve of the big match at the Levy Nwanawasa Stadium in Ndola.
All invited players are expected to start arriving in Abuja as from Sunday, 2nd October.