Head coach of the Super Eagles, José Santos Peseiro, has invited captain Ahmed Musa, deputy captain, William Troost-Ekong and 23 other players to take on former African champions, Algeria in an international friendly in the Algerian town of Oran on Tuesday, 27th September.
Also called are goalkeepers Francis Uzoho and Maduka Okoye, defenders Kenneth Omeruo, Chidozie Awaziem and Calvin Bassey, midfielders Wilfred Ndidi and Alex Iwobi, and forwards Moses Simon, Samuel Chukwueze, Taiwo Awoniyi and CyrielDessers.
Only Richard Onyedika, of Belgian top team, Club Brugge, is a new face in the group.
Germany-based defender Kevin Akpoguma also returns to the fold.
Three-time African champions Nigeria and two-time African champions Algeria clash at the 40,000 Stade Olympique in Oran on Tuesday, 27th September, with the invited players expected to confluence in the city of Constantine.
Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho, Maduka Okoye, AdeleyeAdebayo
Defenders: William Ekong, Kenneth Omeruo, ChidozieAwaziem, Olaoluwa Aina, Calvin Bassey, Zaidu Sanusi, Kevin Akpoguma, Leon Balogun
Midfielders: Wilfred Ndidi, Frank Onyeka, Alex Iwobi, Richard Onyedika
Forwards: Ahmed Musa, Kelechi Iheanacho, Moses Simon, Samuel Chukwueze, Ademola Lookman, Henry Onyekuru, Taiwo Awoniyi, Chidera Ejuke, Cyriel Dessers, and TeremMoffi
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