Iwobi, Iheanancho, Ehizibue named in Nigeria squad for Sierra Leone doubleheader

by | Mar 4, 2020 | African News | 0 comments

Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has named his 24-man squad for this month 2021 African Cup Of Nations doubleheader against Sierra Leone.

The Super Eagles are leading Group L after victory over Benin and Lesotho in their opening two matches of the qualifiers.

Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho, Everton winger Alexander Chuka Iwobi, and left winger for Saudi Arabian team Al-Nassr Ahmed Musa are the prominent names expected to lead the Super Eagles attack.

Dutch Eredivisie top scorer, Cyriel Dessers and Cologne right-back Kingsley Ehizibue both get their national team call up while Kelechi Iheanacho returned and Oghenekaro Etebo making a return after missing the opening two qualifiers.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are expected to host Sierra Leone in the Delta state capital before travelling a few days later to confront the Stars at the Siaka Stevens Stadium.

The Super Eagles are leading Group L after back to back wins over Benin and Lesotho in the qualifiers opening two matches.

Victory over Sierra Leone will see the Three Times African Champions closer to Cameroon 2021.

The Leone Stars of Sierra Leone are bottom of the group with a point from their opening two matches

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