Nigeria vs Ghana; Super Eagles squad list for Ghana double-header.

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  • The Super Eagles of Nigeria officially announces 25-man list to face Ghana
  • Ademola Lookman, Calvin Bassey, and Akinkunmi Amoo get their first invites
  • Emmanuel Dennis returns to Super Eagles after AFCON snub
  • Ejuke, Onuachu, Awoniyi & Collins are put on standby in case of injuries.
  • Why Iwobi is not in the list
Nigeria vs Ghana; Super Eagles squad list for Ghana double-header.
Super Eagles Of Nigeria

The Super Eagles of Nigeria officially unveiled their 25-man list to face Ghana in the World Cup Qualifiers.

The Black Stars of Ghana will host the Super Eagles Of Nigeria on the 25th of March then the second leg will be played in Nigeria on the 29th of March.

READ ALSO: Injury Update: Super Eagles vice-captain William Troost Ekong suffers ankle injury.

Super Eagles Squad to Face Ghana

๐‘ฎ๐’๐’‚๐’๐’Œ๐’†๐’†๐’‘๐’†๐’“๐’” : Francis Uzoho, Daniel Akpeyi, Maduka Okoye.

๐‘ซ๐’†๐’‡๐’†๐’๐’…๐’†๐’“๐’” : Semi Ajayi , Ken Omeruo Leon Balogun , William Ekong , Olao Aina , Calvin Bassey , Abdullahi Shehu, Zaidu Sanusi

๐‘ด๐’Š๐’…๐’‡๐’Š๐’†๐’๐’…๐’†๐’“๐’”: Frank Onyeka , Joseph Ayodele-Aribo, Wilfred Ndidi ,Oghenekaro Etebo , Akin Amoo

๐‘ญ๐’๐’“๐’˜๐’‚๐’“๐’…๐’”: Ahmed Musa, Samuel Chukwueze, Victor Osimhen, Moses Simon, Sadiq Umar, Odion Jude Ighalo, Kelechi Iheanacho, Emmanuel Dennis, Ademola Lookman

List of Super Eagles players on standby:

Chidozie Awaziem, Jamilu Collins, Chidera Ejuke, Taiwo Awoniyi, Paul Onuachu, Peter Olyinka, Ogenyi Onazi.

Players to look out for:

Victor Osimhen: the Napoli star man will be the man to watch out for as his presence was missed in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations won by Senegal, The Nigerian hitman has impressed for Napoli this season by scoring 11 goals and providing 4 assists with 6 penalties won in 22 appearances despite missing two months without action due to an injury.

Ademola Lookman: lots of Super Eagles fans will be expecting the Leicester wingman to impress as he has six goals and made four assists.

Moses Simon: The Nigeria star man was impressive for the Super of Nigeria in the 2022 Afcon. he has also continued that same form in his club FC Nantes.

Emmanuel Dennis: The Watford forward will be in the eyes of all Nigerian fans. Dennis has impressed so far this season although his scoring streak dropped a bit. the Nigerian has also scored in all five of Watfordโ€™s league wins this term, also Dennis participated in 14 of the 25 goals scored by Watford this Premier League season.

Calvin Bassey: the Rangers man gets his first call-up for the Super Eagles under Augustine Eguavoen, Calvin Bassey has been impressive this season for the Rangers.

Why Iwobi is not on the list?

Iwobi has been a key part of the Nigerian National team but the Super Eagles boss chose to omit the Everton midfielder Alex Iwobi from the squad list not because of his performance but due to the red card he received in the 2022 Afcon. The red card received by Iwobi means that the Everton midfielder is not eligible to feature in the crucial World Cup qualifier against Ghana.

What Next?

  • Super Eagles camp is to open on the 21st of March.
  • The first leg to be held in Ghana on the 25th of March
  • The second leg to be held in Nigeria on the 29th of March
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