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AFCON: Arsenal Star To Lead Nigeria’s Quest For Goals In Egypt

Arsenal FC’s Alex Iwobi will lead Nigeria’s attack in the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

The Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr revealed his full list of 23 players who he will use for the finals on Sunday night.

Rohr, from his initial 25-man provisional team, trimmed off highly-ranked Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho and Rotherham United midfielder Oluwasemilogo Ajayi from his squad.

The Eagles are in group B with East African representatives Burundi, Guinea and Madagascar.

They will face fellow west African powerhouse, Senegal, on Sunday, 16th June, in a pre-AFCON friendly, in Ismailia.

Squad

Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (Anorthosis Famagusta, Cyprus); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Katsina United); Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa)

Defenders: Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor FC, Turkey); Chidozie Awaziem (Caykur Rizespor, Turkey); William Ekong (Udinese FC, Italy); Leon Balogun (Brighton & Hove Albion, England); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany)

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Midfielders: Mikel John Obi (Middlesbrough FC, England); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke City FC, England); John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel)

Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Al Nassar FC, Saudi Arabia); Victor Osimhen (Royal Charleroi SC, Belgium); Moses Simon (Levante FC, Spain); Henry Onyekuru (Galatasaray SK, Turkey); Odion Ighalo (Shanghai Shenhua, China); Alexander Iwobi (Arsenal FC, England); Samuel Kalu (Girondins Bordeaux, France); Paul Onuachu (FC Midtjyland, Denmark); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain)

 

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