Mikel Obi Still Missing, Isaac Success Recall As Rohr Announces Squad For AFCON 2019 Qualifiers Against Libya

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Watford striker Isaac Success has been recalled as coach Gernot Rohr announced his squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against Libya.

The Super Eagles face Libya in a doubleheader in the matchday Three and Four of the AFCON 2019 qualifiers.

Success has not played for the Super Eagles since a friendly game against Senegal in March 2017.

Meanwhile Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi who has not played for the Super Eagles since 2018 World Cup is still missing from the squad list announced on Monday, October 1.

There is also a return for Moses Simon who did not make the Super Eagles squad for the 2018 World Cup because of injury.

GoalkeeperIkechukwu Ezenwais the only home-based professional.

Nigeria host the first leg at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Saturday, October 13 with the return scheduled for the 18,000 –capacity Stade Taïeb Mhiri in the city of Sfax,  Tunisia on Tuesday, October 16.

Full List:

Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (Elche FC, Spain); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba FC); Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United, South Africa)

Defenders: Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor FC, Turkey); Semi Ajayi (Rotherham United, England); Bryan Idowu (Lokomotiv Moscow, Russia); Chidozie Awaziem (FC Porto, Portugal); William Ekong (Udinese FC, Italy); Leon Balogun (Brighton & Hove Albion, England); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany)

Midfielders: Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor FC, Turkey); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke City FC, England); John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel)

Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Al Nasr FC, Saudi Arabia); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Moses Simon (Levante FC, Italy); Henry Onyekuru (Galatasaray SK, Turkey); Odion Ighalo (Changchun Yatai, China); Alex Iwobi (Arsenal FC, England); Samuel Kalu (Bordeaux FC, France); Isaac Success (Watford FC, England)


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