Rohr settles on his 24 for Libya test

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has invited 24 players for October’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Libya.

According to the Nigeria Football Federation website, Rohr called up Alex Iwobi, William Ekong and Ola Aina.

All three players missed the 3-0 win over Seychelles in Mahe last month due to injury.

Nigeria will host the first leg at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on 13 October with the return leg scheduled for the 18,000–capacity Stade Taïeb Mhiri in the city of Sfax, Tunisia on 16 October.

All invited players are to report to Akwa Ibom State capital on 8 October.

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

Defenders: Ola Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor FC, Turkey); Semi Ajayi (Rotherham United, England); Bryan Idowu (Lokomotiv Moscow, Russia); Chidozie Awaziem (Porto, Portugal); William Ekong (Udinese, Italy); Leon Balogun (Brighton & Hove Albion, England); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Jamilu Collins (SC Paderborn 07, Germany)

Midfielders: Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor, Turkey); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke City, England); John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel)

Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Al Nasr, Saudi Arabia); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Moses Simon (Levante FC, Italy); Henry Onyekuru (Galatasaray SK, Turkey); Odion Ighalo (Changchun Yatai, China); Alex Iwobi (Arsenal, England); Samuel Kalu (Bordeaux, France); Isaac Success (Watford, England)

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