Nigerians have taken to Twitter to react to the 24-man list for the Super Eagles AFCON qualifiers against Benin Rep and Lesotho on the 27th and 30th of March respectively.
Most fans slammed coach Gernot Rohr for his team selection, especially the obvious omission of 25-goal striker Paul Onuachu, while free agent Ahmed Musa was called up.
Some reactions include:
I actually have no problem with Sadiq getting called up, but it will be unfair if Rohr leaves out Onuachu who is not only a better player but also Nigeria’s best striker in Europe. We wait, though. https://t.co/kUZMTZIfJR
— Oluwajoba (@olumcjobson) March 9, 2021
Gernot Rohr in his usual elements…
Jamilu Collins still being invited, forget the midfield they put Semi Ajayi, we have five centre backs, four full backs for two matches.
When we’re going for a tournament, we will be having eleven defenders then.
— Fisayo Dairo (@FisayoDairo) March 9, 2021
Paul Onuachu is a top goalscorer in the…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper