Tella In, Osimhen, Chukwueze, Ndidi Out Of Super Eagles W’Cup Qualifiers

Samuel Chukwueze reveal his transfer discussion with Osimhen

Bayer 04 Leverkusen winger, Nathan Tella according to reports will be with the Super Eagles of Nigeria for the 2026 FIFA world cup qualifier reports.

According to Nathan Tella, it will be a dream come true if he gets a Super Eagles invitation, and also possibly a debut. The former Burnley winger, in the past expressed willingness to represent Nigeria internationally despite being born and bred abroad.

Also read: Nathan Tella : I’m Nigerian, NFF Come And Get Me

Nathan Tella hoping for a Super Eagles invitation.
Nathan Tella in action for Bayer 04 Leverkusen

Tella to get Super Eagles invitation

Recall reported how Tella publicly acknowledged how much he’d cherish a Super Eagles invitation. According to the 23-year-old, he’s been an England boy, but is now ready for the Super Eagles.

Meanwhile, Super Eagles trio of Wilfred Ndidi, Samuel Chukwueze and Victor Osimhen will be out for this month’s 2026 FIFA world cup qualifier fixtures against Lesotho and Zimbabwe.

Nathan Tella has made public his intentions of representing Nigeria internationally
Nathan Tella

Wilfred Ndidi has been out of action for Leicester City in two matches after suffering  a muscle injury. He was expected to return to action last weekend, but was ruled by the club’s medical team.

On the other hand, Samuel Chukwueze is still nursing himself back to injury, after pulling a hamstring playing for Nigeria last month.

In a another story, Super Falcons ex forward Desire Oparanozie has identified 2010 WAFCON title as her greatest moment with the Nigeria national team.

“My first WAFCON trophy in 2010 was the most special moment. I was very young then and winning the WAFCON at that young age meant a lot to me and I cherish it dearly,” she told PUNCH extra in an interview.

Super Falcons is nine-time African champions, and as such opponent teams find it interesting to beat them. And that’s the main the reason every game is challenging for the national team

Also read: Nathan Tella Revealed Important Reason He Wants A Super Eagles Debut

“A lot of countries come at us because we are the team to beat because of our success and what we’ve achieved. Whenever we are coming up against these countries they want to put in their best and that is a big challenge for us because a lot is expected from us,” Oparanozie said.

Super Falcons Desire Oparanozie retires from football.
Desire Oparanozie

“We represent Africa at the world stage and people expect us to do well and that is also a big weight on us but often time we try to do our best but it is not always easy.”

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