- Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has announced squad ahead of 2019 AFCON qualifiers against South Africa
- The Nigerian national team is set to battle Bafana Bafana in Uyo on June 10, 2017
- Notable names missing from the squad list are John Mikel Obi and Victor Moses
Coach Gernot Rohr has announced Super Eagles squad ahead of the 2019 AFCON qualifiers against South Africa in Uyo on June 10.
The duo of John Mikel Obi as well as Chelsea's Victor Moses will miss the action slated at the Godswill Akpabio International stadium.
Recall that both players scored the goals that helped Nigeria defeat Algeria 3-1 in November during the World Cup qualifiers.
NAIJ.com reported on Monday, May 29, 2017, that Victor Moses got married to his long-time girlfriend and mother of his two kids on Sunday, May 28.
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Also, the Eagles skipper John Mikel Obi will be out of that tie due to injury sustained in China.
Checkout the full-list of invited players for the 2019 AFCON qualifier against Bafana Bafana as shown below;
Goalkeepers: Daniel Akpeyi, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Dele Alampasu
Defenders: Elderson Echiejile, William Ekong, Chigozie Awaziem, Tyronne Ebuehi, Kenneth Omeruo, Maroof Youssef, Abdullahi Shehu.
Midfielders: Ogenyi Onazi, Wilfred Ndidi, Mikel Agu, John Ogu, Oghenakaro Etebo, Alhassan Ibrahim.
Forwards: Ahmed Musa, Kelechi Iheanacho, Olarewaju Kayode, Henry Onyekuru, Alex Iwobi, Victor Osimhen, Simon Moses.