Full list: Super Eagles coach invite Osimhen, Aribo, 25 others for Sierra Leone, São Tomé

Full list: Super Eagles coach invite Osimhen, Aribo, 25 others for Sierra Leone, São Tomé

Captain Ahmed Musa, deputy captain William Ekong, and 25 other players have been called up by Super Eagles head coach José Santos Peseiro for this month’s 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualification matches against Sierra Leone and Sao Tomé and Prncipe.Full list: Super Eagles coach invite Osimhen, Aribo, 25 others for Sierra Leone, São Tomé

Goalkeepers Francis Uzoho and Adewale Adeyinka, defenders Olaoluwa Aina, Calvin Bassey, Sani Faisal, Oluwasemilogo Ajayi and Chidozie Awaziem, and midfielders Joseph Ayodele-Aribo, Alex Iwobi, and Innocent Bonke were also invited by the Portuguese coach.

Forwards Moses Simon, Terem Moffi, Cyriel Dessers, and Emmanuel Dennis have all been invited, as they were all part of the team that played against Mexico and Ecuador in high-profile friendly in the United States.

Peseiro has also listed goalkeeper Adebayo Adeleye, defenders Abdullahi Shehu, Zaidu Sanusi, Leon Balogun, and Kenneth Omeruo, midfielders Oghenekaro Etebo and Frank Onyeka, and forwards Victor Osimhen, Samuel Chukwueze, Ademola Lookman, and Sadiq Umar.

On Thursday, June 9th, Nigeria hosts Sierra Leone at the MKO Abiola National Stadium in one of the campaign’s Day 1 fixtures, before heading to Marrakech, Morocco to face Sao Tomé and Prncipe on Monday, June 13th.

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FULL LIST: SUPER EAGLES FOR SIERRA LEONE AND SÃO TOMÉ & PRÍNCIPE

Goalkeepers:

Francis Uzoho (AC Omonia, Cyprus); Adewale Adeyinka (Akwa United); Adebayo Adeleye (Hapoel Jerusalem, Israel)

Defenders:

Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy); William Ekong (Watford FC, England); Abdullahi Shehu (AC Omonia, Cyprus); Zaidu Sanusi (FC Porto, Portugal); Chidozie Awaziem (Alanyaspor FC, Turkey); Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England); Calvin Bassey (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); Sani Faisal (Katsina United);
Leon Balogun (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain)

Midfielders:

Joseph Ayodele-Aribo (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); Alex Iwobi (Everton FC, England); Oghenekaro Etebo (Watford FC, England); Innocent Bonke (FC Lorient, France); Frank Onyeka (Brentford FC, England)

Forwards:

Ahmed Musa (Fatih Karagumruk, Turkey); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal CF, Spain); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Victor Osimhen (SSC Napoli, Italy); Cyriel Dessers (Feyenoord FC, The Netherlands); Ademola Lookman (Leicester City, England); Sadiq Umar (UD Almeria, Spain); Terem Moffi (FC Lorient, France)

After selecting his 28 man squad that will face Sierra Leone and Sao Tomé in the AFCON 2023 Qualifiers this month, Jose Peseiro left no room for Okoye and Awoniyi.

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What are your thoughts on the squad?

 

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