Rohr invites Azeez, drops Iheanacho, Balogun for Brazil friendly




Super Eagles Credit: BBC

Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr has invited 23 players for the October 13 friendly encounter against Brazil at the Singapore National Stadium.

The list has Granada’s midfielder, Ramon Azeez who last featured for the Super Eagles against France at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

The 26-year-old scored the opener against Barcelona in the 2-0 victory. He has two goals to his credit for Granada this season.

The only new name on the list is Slavia Prague’s forward, Peter Olayinka.

The 23-year old scored Slavia Prague’s only goal in the 1-1 draw against Inter Milan in the UEFA Champions League.

Rohr dropped Kelechi Iheanacho, Leon Balogun, Bryan Idowu and Josh Maja as well as Ahmed Musa who is still recuperating from injury.

THE FULL LIST

Goalkeepers:
Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Francis Uzoho, Maduka Okoye

Defenders:
William Troost-Ekong, Kenneth Omeruo, Semi Ajayi, Chidozie Awaziem, Ola Aina, Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins

Midfielders:
Wilfred Ndidi, Oghenekaro Etebo, Alex Iwobi, Joe Aribo, Anderson Esiti, Ramon Azeez

Forwards:
Victor Osimhen, Paul Onuachu, Peter Olayinka, Samuel Chukwueze, Samuel Kalu, Moses Simon, Emmanuel Dennis




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