Nigeria German technician, Gernot Rohr, has named Super Eagles top poacher Victor Osimhen for Sierra Leone cracker.
Other notable inclusions are skipper Ahmed Musa, defender William Ekong, midfield enforcer Oghenekaro Etebo, Joseph Ayodele-Aribo and South Africa –based goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi also made Rohr selection.
Next month’s 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers will be matchday three and four of the race to Cameroon.
The contest will be played at the newly refurbished Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City 13th November with the reverse fixture in Freetown 17th November at the Siaka Stevens Stadium.
The NFF says there are seven players on standby, including defender Abdullahi Shehu, goalkeeper Francis Uzoho, midfielders Ramon Azeez and Samson Tijani, and forward Paul Onuachu.
Players are expected to report at the Protea Hotel Emotan in Benin City on Monday 9th November.
The Super Eagles are leading Group L after their opening two victories against Benin and Lesotho. The Squirrels of the Benin Republic standing second followed by Lesotho.
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.@NGSuperEagles list of invited players for #Afcon2022q vs #SierraLeone #SoarSuperEagles #Team9jaStrong pic.twitter.com/9yqTC343ux
— The NFF ?? (@thenff) October 29, 2020