Rohr announces Super Eagles squad for South Africa, Uganda matches [Full list]

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has named his 23-man squad for next month’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa and a friendly against Uganda three days later.

Charleroi forward, Victor Osimhen, has been recalled to the team for the first time since June 2017.

There are first-time call-ups for Osimhen’s U-17 World Cup-winning teammate Samuel Chuwkueze of Villarreal, along with FC Ifeanyi Ubah defender Adeleye Olamilekan.

Wilfred Ndidi is left out, as he will serve a suspension after picking up two yellow cards against Seychelles and Libya.

Captain John Mikel Obi is again missing, despite playing and scoring for his Chinese club over the weekend.

THE FULL LIST

Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (Elche FC, Spain); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba FC); Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United, South Africa)

Defenders: Ola Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Adeleye Aniyikaye (FC Ifeanyi Ubah); Semi Ajayi (Rotherham United, England); Bryan Idowu (Lokomotiv Moscow, Russia); William Troost-Ekong (Udinese FC, Italy); Leon Balogun (Brighton & Hove Albion, England); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Jamilu Collins (SC Paderborn 07, Germany)

Midfielders: Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke City FC, England); John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel); Mikel Agu (Vitoria Setubal FC, Portugal)

Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Al Nasr FC, Saudi Arabia); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Moses Simon (Levante FC, Spain); Victor Osimhen (Royal Charleroi SC, Belgium); Odion Ighalo (Changchun Yatai, China); Alex Iwobi (Arsenal FC, England); Samuel Kalu (Bordeaux FC, France); Isaac Success (Watford FC, England); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain) Standby: Henry Onyekuru (Galatasaray SK, Turkey); Chidozie Awaziem (FC Porto, Portugal); Nyima Nwagua (Kano Pillars FC); Sunday Adetunji (Enyimba FC); Junior Lokosa (Kano Pillars FC)



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