Nigeria Super Eagles recalls Kelechi Iheanacho for Ukraine friendly match in September

Nigeria Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has recalled Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho for Nigeria’s game against Ukraine on September 10th taking place in Dnipro. Iheanacho, 22 was overlooked when it came to the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Kelechi Iheanacho of Premier League Leicester City Football Club

This was also the fate of Semi Ajayi, aged 25. However, they have both been considered for the game set up for Dnipro on the 10th of September.

Nigerian football team coach Gernot Rohr

The full squad is mentioned below:

Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (Anorthosis Famagusta, Cyprus); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Heartland FC); Emil Maduka Okoye (Fortuna Dusseldorf, Germany)

Defenders: Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Tyronne Ebuehi (FC Benfica, Portugal); Chidozie Awaziem (FC Porto, Portugal); William Ekong (Udinese FC, Italy); Leon Balogun (Brighton & Hove Albion, England); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany); Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (Rotherham United, England)

Midfielders: Alexander Iwobi (Everton FC, England); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke City FC, England); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Joe Aribo (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland)

Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Al Nassar FC, Saudi Arabia); Victor Osimhen (Lille OSC, France); Moses Simon (Levante FC, Spain); Henry Onyekuru (AS Monaco, France); Samuel Kalu (Girondins Bordeaux, France); Paul Onuachu (FC Midtjyland, Denmark); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain)

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