Here are the 24 players for the Super Eagles vs Sierra Leone clash
Ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) doubleheader against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has released a 24 man list for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
The newcomers are Holland-based forward Cyril Dessers and Germany –based defender Kingsley Ehizibue. In the 24-man list, there are three goalkeepers, eight defenders, five midfielders and eight forwards.
The first meeting between Nigeria and Sierra Leone will hold on Friday, 27th March at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, the return leg will be Freetown on Tuesday, March 31st.
Here is the 24-man list
Goalkeepers: Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Heartland FC); Maduka Okoye (Fortuna Dusseldorf, Germany)
Defenders: Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Leon Balogun (Wigan Athletic, England); Chidozie Awaziem (CD Leganes, Spain); William Ekong (Udinese FC, Italy); Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany); Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England); Kingsley Ehizibue (FC Koln, Germany)
Midfielders: Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor FC, Turkey); Etebo Oghenekaro (Getafe FC, Spain); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Joseph Ayodele-Aribo (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); Ramon Azeez (Granada FC, Spain)
Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Al Nassr, Saudi Arabia); Alexander Iwobi (Everton FC, England); Victor Osimhen (Lille OSC, France); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain); Cyril Dessers (Heracles Almelo, The Netherlands); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Samuel Kalu (Girondins Bordeaux, France)