New Important Player Drafted In Super Eagles Squad As England-Based Withdraw

NFF moves to integrated Enyeama into the Super Eagles ahead of AFCON.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria once again witness the withdrawal of Cardiff City FC defender Jamilu Collins ahead of Saudi Arabia and Mozambique international friendlies due to injury reports.

Jamilu Collins withdrew from the squad owing to an injury he suffered while in action last weekend. However, Boavista defender Chidozie Awaziem has being brought into the Super Eagles to replace him.

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Awaziem has been missing in action for the Super Eagles in a couple of games now; but he now has an opportunity of cementing his place in the national team.

Chidozie Awaziem

Some players, Taiwo Awoniyi and Olaoluwa Aina have also withdrawn from the squad due to injury, and the likes of Sadiq Umar and Tyronne Ebuehi brought in their place

Full amended list of the Super Eagles squad is:

Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho, Olorunleke Ojo, Adebayo Adeleye

Defenders: Tyronne Ebuehi, Bright Osayi-Samuel, Jordan Torunarigha, Kenneth Omeruo, Oluwasemilogo Ajayi, Calvin Bassey, Chidozie Awaziem, Bruno Onyemaechi

Midfielders: Wilfred Ndidi, Raphael Onyedika, Joseph Ayodele Aribo, Frank Onyeka, Alex Iwobi, Fisayo Dele-Bashiru

Forwards: Kelechi Iheanacho, Samuel Chukwueze, Moses Simon, Ademola Lookman, Victor Osimhen, Umar, Terem Moffi, Victor Boniface.

The Super Eagles will lock horns with Asian giants Saudi Arabia on 13 October, 2023, and three days after engage South African country, Mozambique.

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The three-time AFCON winners, will hope to beat their opponents so as to stand a chance of moving up the FIFA rankings when the October ranking will be published.

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