Crotone forward Simy Nwankwo has been recalled to the Super Eagles squad by head coach Gernot Rohr for the upcoming friendly match against Cameroon in Austria on June 4.
Simy was last with the Super Eagles at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia and on the back of a goalscoring season with Crotone where he scored 20 goals, he has been recalled to the Eagles fold.
Rohr first released a 31man list which has now been trimmed down to 23 for the game in Austria. There’s no place for the Rangers duo of Leon Balogun and Joe Aribo. Zaidu Sanusi and Henry Onyekuru also miss out.
Enyimba duo of goalkeeper John Noble and winger Anayo Iwuala retain their places. Captain Ahmed Musa, who plays for Kano Pillars, also makes the cut.
Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (APOEL Nicosia, Cyprus); John Noble (Enyimba FC, Nigeria); Maduka Okoye (Sparta Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
Defenders: Chidozie Awaziem (FC Boavista, Portugal); William Ekong (Watford FC, England); Olaoluwa Aina (Fulham FC, England); Jamilu Collins (SC Paderborn 07, Germany); Tyronne Ebuehi (FC Twente, The Netherlands); Valentine Ozornwafor (Galatasaray FC, Turkey)
Midfielders: Oghenekaro Etebo (Galatasaray FC, Turkey); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Abdullahi Shehu (Omonia Nicosia, Cyprus); Frank Onyeka (FC Midtjylland, Denmark); Abraham Marcus (CD Feirense, Portugal)
Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Kano Pillars FC); Alex Iwobi (Everton FC, England); Peter Olayinka (Slavia Praha, Czech Republic); Victor Osimhen (Napoli FC, Italy); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Anayo Iwuala (Enyimba FC, Nigeria); Terem Moffi (FC Lorient, France); Paul Onuachu (KRC Genk, Belgium); Simy Nwankwo (Crotone FC, Italy)
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