Super Eagles: Finidi George Invites Lookman, Ndidi, Osimhen 20 Others For June FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

Super Eagles: Finidi George Invites Lookman, Ndidi, Osimhen 20 Others For June FIFA World Cup Qualifiers 2

Super Eagles coach Finidi George has extended invitations to 23 players for next month’s FIFA World Cup qualifiers against South Africa and Benin Republic.

The list of 23 players comprised of a large chunk of the squad that represented the country at the Africa Cup of Nations in January.

Finidi handed invitation to Remo Stars right back Sodiq Ismail for the first-time. Enyimba’s goalkeeper, Ojo Olorunleke also made the cut.

Maduka Okoye who has been in decent form for Udinese this season also makes his return to the team after missing out for a while.

See full list of invited players below:

Goalkeepers:

Stanley Nwabali (Chippa United, South Africa); Maduka Okoye, (Udinese FC, Italy); Ojo Olorunleke, (Enyimba FC)

Defenders:

Chidozie Awaziem (Boavista, FC, Portugal); Bright Osayi-Samuel, (Fenerbahce FC, Turkey); Sadiq Ismael, (Remo Stars FC); Oluwasemilogo Ajayi, (West Bromwich Albion, England); Calvin, Bassey (Fulham FC, England); Benjamin, Tanimu (lhefu SC, Tanzania)

Midfielders:

Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Raphael Onyedika (Club Brugge, Belgium); Alhassan Yusuf Abdullahi (Royal Antwerp FC, Belgium); Frank Onyeka (Brentford FC, England); Alex Iwobi (Fulham FC, England); Fisayo Dele-Bashiru (Hatayspor, Turkey)

Forwards:

Nathan Tella (Bayer Leverkusen, Germany); Victor Osimhen (SSC Napoli, Italy); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Samuel Chukwueze (AC Milan, Italy); Paul Onuachu (Trabzonspor FC, Turkey); Ademola Lookman (Atalanta FC, Italy); Victor Boniface (Bayer Leverkusen, Germany); Terem Moffi (OGC Nice,
France)

The Super Eagles will take on the Bafana Bafana of South Africa on June 7 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium and Benin Republic three days later in at the Stade Felix Houphouet-Boigny on Monday, 10th June

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