The Nigeria Football Federation have announced a 23-man roster for the upcoming international friendly against Brazil at the National Stadium in Singapore on October 13.
There is a first call-up for Slavia Prague striker Peter Olayinka while Granada’s Ramon Azeez is returning to the squad after more than five years in the international wilderness.
Al Nassr’s Ahmed Musa, Brighton’s Leon Balogun and Benfica right fullback Tyronne Ebuehi have not been been called up because of concerns about their fitness.
The Super Eagles’ latest squad contains three goalkeepers, seven defenders, six midfielders and seven attackers.
Gernot Rohr has invited Rangers’ Joe Aribo, Club Brugge’s Emmanuel Dennis, Fortuna Dusseldorf’s Maduka Okoye and PAOK’s Anderson Esiti.
Leicester City’s Wilfred Ndidi, West Brom’s Semi Ajayi, Stoke City’s Oghenekaro Etebo and Everton’s Alex Iwobi are the English-based players named on the roster.
Nigeria Squad Vs Brazil
Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Maduka Okoye
Defenders: Olaoluwa Aina, Chidozie Awaziem, William Ekong, Abdullahi Shehu, Kenneth Omeruo, Jamilu Collins, Oluwasemilogo Ajayi
Midfielders: Alexander Iwobi, Wilfred Ndidi, Oghenekaro Etebo, Anderson Esiti, Joe Aribo, Ramon Azeez
Forwards: Victor Osimhen, Moses Simon, Samuel Kalu , Paul Onuachu , Samuel Chukwueze, Emmanuel Dennis, Peter Olayinka.
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