Bayer Leverkusen forward will make his Super Eagles debut in a first start as Jose Peseiro names his XI for the game against Zimbabwe.
Nigeria will see six changes to the starting XI for the 1-1 home-draw vs Lesotho on Thursday, November 16.
Goalkeeper Francis Uzoho , central defence pair, Semi Ajayi and Calvin Bassey, Alex Iwobi and Frank Onyeka retain their spots for the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualification matchday two clash at the Huye Stadium in Rwanda.
New-boy, Nathan Tella gets into the side alongside skipper, Moses Simon, Terem Moffi, Joe Aribo, Ola Aina and Boavista left-back, Bruno Onyeamachi.
Nigeria will target maximum points vs Zimbabwe to get their 2026 FIFA World Cup qualification hopes, back on track.