Shehu Abdullahi replaces Frank Onyeka in Super Eagles team
Technical adviser and head coach Gernot has announced a change to the Super Eagles of Nigeria team on Monday, November 9th.
Rohr released a list of 25 players earlier but is making changes due to recent developments ahead of the doubleheader against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone.
The change is the withdrawal of midfielder Frank Onyeka who plays for Danish Superliga club FC Midtjylland.
Onyeka is replaced by multipurpose player Shehu Abdullahi who plays for Cypriot First Division side Omonia.
A statement on the official Social media handles of the Super Eagles confirmed the change.
The message said, “Super Eagles camp update: @OfficialShehu replaces injured Frank Onyeka for the AFCON 2022 qualifier against Sierra Leone #SoarSuperEagles #Team9jaStrong
— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) November 9, 2020