Nigeria announce 23-man squad for Central Africa Republic clash

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2022 World Cup qualifiers: Nigeria announce 23-man squad for Central Africa Republic clash

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