Rohr invites Musa, Moses and 21 others for Algeria clash
Super Eagles technical adviser Gernot Rohr has invited Leicester City winger Ahmed Musa, Chelsea star Victor Moses and 22 other players for the World Cup Qualifying cracker between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Fennecs of Algeria at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium on Nov. 12.
Rohr retained the bulk of the squad that defeated Zambia 2-1 in Ndola earlier this month, Victor Moses, Leon Balogun, Odion Ighalo, John Ogu and Oghenekaro Etebi have also been recalled.
Goalkeepers: Carl Ikeme (Wolverhampton Wanderers, England); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (FC IfeanyiUbah); Dele Alampasu (FC Cesarense, Portugal)
Defenders: Leon Balogun (FSV Mainz 05, Germany); William Paul Ekong (Haugesund FC, Norway); Kenneth Omeruo (Alanyaspor FC, Turkey); Uche Henry Agbo (Granada FC, Spain); Tyrone Ebuehi (ADO Den Haag, The Netherlands); Abdullahi Shehu (Anorthosis Famagusta, Cyprus); Musa Muhammed (Istanbul Basaksehir, Turkey); Elderson Echiejile (Standard Liege, Belgium), Kingsley Madu (SV Zulte Waregem, Belgium)
Midfielders: Mikel John Obi (Chelsea FC, England); Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor FC, Turkey); Wilfred Ndidi (KRC Genk, Belgium); Oghenekaro Etebo (CD Feirense, Portugal); John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel)
Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Leicester City, England); Kelechi Iheanacho (Manchester City, England); Moses Simon (KAA Gent, Belgium); Victor Moses (Chelsea FC, England); Odion Ighalo (Watford FC, England); Brown Ideye (Olympiacos FC, Greece); Alex Iwobi (Arsenal FC, England)
Invited players are expected to start arriving at the team’s Bolton White Apartment in Abuja on Nov. 6.