Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has named a 23-man squad for the team’s 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Central Africa Republic .
Nigeria already kicked off their campaign in the qualifiers on brighter note with two winnings in their first two games and are currently the group C leaders with six points while Central Africa Republic are at the bottom with just a point.
According to the official statement by the Super Eagles media team, Alex Iwobi, captain Ahmed Musa, Moses Simon, Leon Balogun and Maduka Okoye, are among the players invited.
21-year-old Calvin Bassey who plays for Scottish giants Rangers as a left-back/centre-back was handed his maiden Nigeria call-up.
Rohr’s men will take on the Central African Republic on October 7 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos before travelling to Bangui for the return fixture at Stade Barthelemy Boganda three days later.
NIGERIA FULL SQUAD
Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (AC Omonia, Cyprus); Daniel Akpeyi…
Source: Linda Ikeji