BREAKING: Gernot Rohr names Super Eagles squad for AFCON 2019 qualifiers

Ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr, has released a list of players to face South Africa in a must win match, and there are a few surprises.

Nigeria will take on South Africa away from home on the 17th of November and will play Uganda in a friendly match three days after, at the Stephen Keshi stadium, in Asaba, Delta State.

In the team selection, Rohr has called up a few new faces into the team, with some home based players, including Junior Lokosa, who is on the standby list.

Goalkeepers

Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Daniel Akpeyi, Francis Uzoho

Defenders
William Troost-Ekong, Leon Balogun, Kenneth Omeruo, Bryan Idowu, Adeleye Aniyikaye, Semi Ajayi, Jamilu Collins, Ola Aina

Midfielders
John Ogu, Mikel Agu, Oghenekaro Etebo

Forward
Odion Ighalo, Ahmed Musa, Victor Osimhen, Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho, Samuel Kalu, Isaac Success, Moses Simon, Samuel Chukwueze

Standby
Henry Onyekuru, Nyima Nwagua, Junior Lokosa, Sunday Adetunji, Chidozie Awaziem

Some fans of the Super Eagles have different opinions about the team list, here are a few of their tweets concerning the call-ups.

2 thoughts on “BREAKING: Gernot Rohr names Super Eagles squad for AFCON 2019 qualifiers

  • @jerry odu October 29, 2018 at 6:35 pm

    Ndidi is automatically out due to card offense during last matches.
    But I think,let him use Ezenwa as against Uzoho this match.

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  • @jerry odu October 29, 2018 at 6:36 pm

    Ndidi is automatically out due to card offense during last matches.
    But I think,let him use Ezenwa as against Uzoho this match.

    Reply

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