One of Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo has actually been excused from Nigeria’s World cup qualifier in Zambia. He was excuse reason base on the fact he has to attend his father’s funeral service.
The club team-mate Isaac Success has been handed a first call-up. Skipper John Obi Mikel, his deputy Ahmed Musa is in, form Manchester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho are done in the 23 guy team, as Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr maintains faith mostly in the gamers that defeated Tanzania 1-0 in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier early this month.
However Rohr has actually additionally added young Arsenal onward Alex Iwobi, defender Kenneth Omeruo of Alanyaspor in Turkey and Belgium based midfielder Anderson Esiti. As well as for the very first time he has prepared in Success, that has enjoyed an excellent start to life in the English Premier Organization with Watford after his ₤ 12.5 million ($16.4 m, 14.4 m euros) signing from Granada in Spain. Also in the team is Moses Simon, after the KAA Gent striker offered guarantees to Rohr that he will be fit after injury. The gamers are expected to begin showing up in Abuja from the second of October 2016.