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Sunday, 9 June 2019

AFCON 2019: Nigeria Coach Gernot Rohr Names Final Super Eagles 23-man Squad

Nigeria's Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr has axed forward Kelechi ihenacho and Semi Ajayi from his new 23-man Squad for the 2019 African Cup Of Nations, MySportDab reports.

Ihenacho has struggled to perform with Leicester City in the Premier League and has failed to convince coach Gernot Rohr for a spot in the team.

The Super Eagles were held to a 0-0 draw by the Warriors of Zimbabwe in a friendly encounter at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba on Saturday.

The 23 players and their officials are expected to fly to Ismaila on Sunday for the final lap of their preparations forthe competition.

The three-time African champions will face the Terangha Lions of Lions in their final friendly match on June 16.


Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (Anorthosis Famagusta, Cyprus); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Katsina United); Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa)

Defenders: Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor FC, Turkey); Chidozie Awaziem (Caykur Rizespor, Turkey); William Ekong (Udinese FC, Italy); Leon Balogun (Brighton & Hove Albion, England); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany)

Midfielders: Mikel John Obi (Middlesbrough FC, England); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke City FC, England); John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel)

Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Al Nassar FC, Saudi Arabia); Victor Osimhen (Royal Charleroi SC, Belgium); Moses Simon (Levante FC, Spain); Henry Onyekuru (Galatasaray SK, Turkey); Odion Ighalo (Shanghai Shenhua, China); Alexander Iwobi (Arsenal FC, England); Samuel Kalu (Girondins Bordeaux, France); PaulOnuachu (FC Midtjyland, Denmark); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain)

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