The Super Eagles of Nigeria will take on the Libyan in the forthcoming African Nations Cup qualifier coming up later this month. Nigeria will face Libya in a two legged matches coming up this month with the first leg to be played at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Saturday 13th October while the return leg scheduled for the 18,000 –capacity Stade Taïeb Mhiri in the city of Sfax, Tunisia on Tuesday 16th October.
Former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia has warned that Nigeria will have to be wary of the threat posed by Libya ahead of this month’s double header 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers. Reccently, coach Gernot Rohr released a 24-man squad list to face the Libyans in the forthcoming double encounter as Super Eagles captain Mikel John Obi is still missing but Isaac Success has been recalled back in the squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against Libya.
However, former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia has stated that Nigeria will have to be careful and wary of the threat posed by Libya ahead of this month’s double header 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.
The 24-man list called up by the Super Eagles coach:
Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (Elche FC, Spain); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba FC); Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United, South Africa)
Defenders: Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor FC, Turkey); Semi Ajayi (Rotherham United, England); Bryan Idowu (Lokomotiv Moscow, Russia); Chidozie Awaziem (FC Porto, Portugal); William Ekong (Udinese FC, Italy); Leon Balogun (Brighton & Hove Albion, England); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany)
Midfielders: Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor FC, Turkey); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke City FC, England); John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel)
Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Al Nasr FC, Saudi Arabia); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Moses Simon (Levante FC, Italy); Henry Onyekuru (Galatasaray SK, Turkey); Odion Ighalo (Changchun Yatai, China); Alex Iwobi (Arsenal FC, England); Samuel Kalu (Bordeaux FC, France); Isaac Success (Watford FC, England)