A total of 23 Super Eagles players have arrived at the Super Eagles of Nigeria camp in Abuja, ahead of a key 2022 FIFA World Cup play-off against Ghana’s Black Stars.
On Friday, Ademola Lookman, who was recently invited to join the team, arrived at camp.
The Leicester City forward’s availability has been questioned following his absence from the club’s weekend triumph against Brentford.
Goalkeepers Francis Uzoho (AC Omonia, Cyprus) and Daniel Akpeyi (AC Omonia, Cyprus) are among the players at camp (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa).
Defenders: Semi Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Leon Balogun (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); William Ekong (Watford FC, England); Ola Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Calvin Bassey (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); Abdullahi Shehu (AC Omonia, Cyprus); Zaidu Sanusi (FC Porto, Portugal)
Midfielders: Frank Onyeka (Brentford FC, England); Joseph Aribo (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); Oghenekaro Etebo (Watford FC, England), Innocent Bonke (FC Lorient, France), Akinkunmi Amoo (FC Copenhagen, Denmark).
Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Fatih Karagumruk, Turkey); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Odion Ighalo (Al-Hilal FC, Saudi Arabia); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Emmanuel Dennis (Watford FC, England) and Victor Osimeh (Napoli, Italy), Ademola Lookman (Leicester City, England)
Super Eagles first choice goalie Maduka Okoye (Sparta Rotterdam, Netherlands) was on Tuesday replaced by John Noble (Enyimba Nigeria) due to illness.
Nigeria host Ghana at the country’s premium sports facility on Tuesday next week, in what is the final leg of a playoff to determine one of Africa’s tickets to the 22nd FIFA World Cup finals in Qatar, holding 14th November – 18th December this year.
The winners over the two legs will advance to the World Cup billed for Qatar from November 21 to December 18.
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