WORLD CUP: Gernot Rohr Reveals Who Will Lead The Super Eagles In World Cup Qualifiers Against CAR


The squad that will face the Central African Republic’s national team in world cup qualifiers in Lagos and Douala next week has been revealed by Gernot Rohr, the head coach of Nigeria’s national football team.

While Ahmed Musa, the captain of the Super Eagles, will lead the squad, other seniors such as Wilfred Ndidi and Etebo Oghenekaro will be unable to play due to injury.

Calvin Bassey, a Rangers defender, has been invited to Mr Rohr’s team’s 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against CAR.

Mr. Bassey is eligible to play for Italy, Nigeria, and England, but he will make his Nigerian debut next week.

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Francis Uzoho, Daniel Akpeyi, and Maduka Okoye have been named goalkeepers, while the defence will be made up of Chidozie Awaziem, Leon Balogun, William Ekong, Olaoluwa Aina, Jamilu Collins, Abdullahi Shehu, Kevin Akpoguma, and debutant Calvin Ughelumba.

The midfield will be led by Frank Onyeka, Joseph Ayodele-Aribo, Innocent Bonke, Alex Iwobi, and Leicester’s Kelechi Iheanacho, with strikers Ahmed Musa, Samuel Kalu, Victor Osimhen, Moses Simon, Paul Onuachu, and Chidera Ejuke.

On Thursday, October 7, the day 3 match will take place in the Teslim Balogun stadium in Lagos, with the day 4 match taking place in Douala, Cameroon on Sunday, October 10.

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