Napoli star Victor Osimhen is back in the Super Eagles team for their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against Sierra Leone in November 2020 while Premier League star Wilfred Ndidi is as yet missing as coach Genort Rohr calls up 24 players for the games.

Osimhen was not accessible for the Super Eagles’ two friendly games in October as he needed to self-disconnect subsequent to coming inconceivable contact with COVID-19.

This is Osimhen’s first public group call up after his large cash move to Napoli.

Ndidi, another prominent Super Eagles star is as yet missing as he is presently recouping from the abductor injury that has kept him down and out since September 2020.

In midfielder, Galatasaray player Oghenekaro Etebo and Rangers player Joe Aribo are additionally back.

Etebo and Rangers missed the October games because of wounds and have been remembered for the crew close by different regulars while any semblance of Frank Onyeka who plays in Denmark, Emmanuel Dennis who a week ago scored in the Champions League for Club Brugge, and Chidera Ejuke who just made his Super Eagles debut in October 2020 are additionally in the group.

Switzerland-based goalkeeper Sebastian Osigwe likewise got his first call up.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will proceed with their AFCON 2021 qualifiers with a double-header against Sierra Leone in November.

Nigeria will initially have on Friday, November 13 preceding the away installation four days after the fact on Tuesday, November 17.

The Super Eagles are top of Group L of the AFCON 2021 qualifiers with two successes out of two. The Republic of Benin is second with three points while Lesotho and Sierra Leone are both with a point each.


Goalkeepers: Daniel Akpeyi, Maduka Okoye, Sebastian Osigwe

Defenders: William Troost-Ekong, Kenneth Omeruo, Leon Balogun, Semi Ajayi, Chidozie Awaziem, Zaidu Sanusi, Ola Aina, Jamilu Collins, Kevin Akpoguma

Midfielders: Tyronne Ebuehi, Frank Onyeka, Oghenekaro Etebo, Joe Aribo

Forward: Ahmed Musa, Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho, Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis, Moses Simon, Victor Osimhen, Samuel Chukwueze, Chidera Ejike

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