The technical director of Nigeria, Gernot Rohr has released a list of 25 players that will face Senegal and Burkina Faso later this month. Among the invited players were, Arsenal midfielder Alex Iwobi and Chelsea wing back Victor Moses for the Super Eagles next round of friendly matches.
Also included are home–based goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, defenders Leon Balogun and William Ekong, and Leicester midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi..
The Super Eagles will be up against Senegal’s Teranga Lions on March 23 before taking on the Stallions of Burkina Faso four days later.
Both matches will be played at The Hive, home ground of Barnet Football Club.
THE FULL LIST
Goalkeepers: Carl Ikeme (Wolverhampton Wanderers, England); Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United, South Africa); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (FC IfeanyiUbah)
Defenders: Leon Balogun (FSV Mainz 05, Germany); William Paul Ekong (KAA Gent, Belgium); Kenneth Omeruo (Alanyaspor FC, Turkey); Uche Henry Agbo (Granada FC, Spain); Abdullahi Shehu (Anorthosis Famagusta, Cyprus); Musa Muhammed (FC Zeljeznicar, Bosnia Herzegovina); Tyronne Ebuehi (ADO Den Haag, The Netherlands); Elderson Echiejile (Sporting Gijon, Spain); Kingsley Madu (Zulte Waregem, Belgium); Chidozie Awaziem (FC Porto, Portugal)
Midfielders: Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor FC, Turkey); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Oghenekaro Etebo (CD Feirense, Portugal); John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel)
Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Leicester City, England); Kelechi Iheanacho (Manchester City, England); Moses Simon (KAA Gent, Belgium); Victor Moses (Chelsea FC, England); Alex Iwobi (Arsenal FC, England); Isaac Success (Watford FC, England); Noah Joel Bazee (Hannover 96, Germany); Victor Osimhen (Wolfsburg FC, Germany)