FULL LIST: Peseiro invites 23 Super Eagles for AFCON qualifiers
Head Coach Jose Peseiro has revealed the list of players called up for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Sierra Leone.
The Super Eagles are preparing for the crucial fixtures scheduled to take place on Sunday, June 18, 2023. The squad includes notable names such as Ahmed Musa and Victor Osimhen, as well as a mix of talented players from various clubs around the world.
Peseiro’s squad features a total of 25 players, carefully chosen to represent the Super Eagles in the upcoming qualifiers. The selection features a blend of experienced individuals and emerging talents in different positions.
In the goalkeeping department, Adebayo Adeleye from Hapoel Jerusalem, Victor Sochima from Rivers United, and Olorunleke Ojo from Enyimba FC have received the call-up. These shot-stoppers will provide crucial support and competition for the starting position.
The defensive line will be guarded by players such as William Ekong from Watford FC, Calvin Bassey from Ajax FC, Kevin Akpoguma from TSG Hoffenheim, Chidiebube Duru from Rivers United, Oluwasemilogo Ajayi from West Bromwich Albion, Kenneth Omeruo from CD Leganes, Zaidu Sanusi from FC Porto, and Bright Osayi-Samuel from Fenerbahce FC.
The midfield will be anchored by Joseph Ayodele-Aribo from Southampton FC, Alex Iwobi from Everton FC, Divine Nwachukwu from Bendel Insurance, Wilfred Ndidi from Leicester City, and Frank Onyeka from Brentford FC. This talented group of players will be responsible for controlling the game and providing creative solutions on the field.
The attacking line will feature the likes of Moses Simon from Nantes FC, Samuel Chukwueze from Villarreal FC, Ademola Lookman from Atalanta FC, Victor Osimhen from SSC Napoli, Taiwo Awoniyi from Nottingham Forest, Kelechi Iheanacho from Leicester City, and Ahmed Musa from Sivasspor K. These forward-thinking players will be entrusted with the task of scoring goals and creating opportunities for the team.
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