2019 AFRICA QUALIFIER: ROHR NAMES SQUAD TO FACE SOUTH AFRICA


Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has named his 23-man squad to face South Africa in the opening match of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

The clash will take place on Saturday, June 10, 2017, at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.

Rohr  included 2 home-based players and 21 based overseas for the encounter.


Squad list
Goalkeepers
Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United, South Africa); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (FC IfeanyiUbah) Dele Alampasu (FC Cesarense).
Defenders
William Troost-Ekong (KAA Gent, Belgium); Kenneth Omeruo (Alanyaspor FC, Turkey);  Abdullahi Shehu (Anorthosis Famagusta, Cyprus); Tyronne Ebuehi (ADO Den Haag, The Netherlands); Elderson Echiejile (Sporting Gijon, Spain); Chidozie Awaziem (FC Porto, Portugal); Maroof Youssef (Zamalek).
Midfielders
Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor FC, Turkey); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Oghenekaro Etebo (CD Feirense, Portugal); John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel); Alhassan Ibrahim (Akwa United)
Forwards
Ahmed Musa (Leicester City, England); Kelechi Iheanacho (Manchester City, England); Moses Simon (KAA Gent, Belgium);  Alex Iwobi (Arsenal FC, England); Victor Osimhen (Wolfsburg FC, Germany); Olarenwaju Kayode ( FK Austria Wien); Henry Onyekuru ( K.A.S. Eupen). 


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