Osimhen, Skipper Musa included in Rohr’s 24 Man Squad For Next Month Friendlies in Austria

Published on: 22 September 2020

Nigeria senior National team Coach Gernot Rohr has invited Captain Ahmed Musa and 24 others for next month's friendly matches against the Elephants of Cote d'Ivoire and the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia, scheduled for Austria.

Five other players have also been put on standby.

Also on the list released yesterday by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) are Kenneth Omeruo, William Ekong as well as newcomers, Frank Onyeka and Chidera Ejuke.

Former U-17 World Cup winning goalkeeper, Dele Alampasu also returned to the team, as well as midfielder Mikel Agu. Former captain of Nigeria's U-17team, Samson Tijani will join up with the elite, as well as Portugal-based exciting wing back, Zaidu Sanusi.

Goalkeeper Maduka Okoye, now in the Netherlands, will be heading to Austria, as England-based forward, Kelechi Iheanacho also returned. Victor Osimhen, now in Italy with Napoli and another former U-17 World Cup winner, Samuel Chukwueze were also called.