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International Friendly: Rohr Names 23 Players For Brazil’s Game, Drops Ihenacho, Balogun,Maja

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has released named  23-man to face  the Selecao of Brazil with on the 13th of October 2019 in Singapore.

Making Rohr’s list for the first time is Slavia Prague’s forward Peter Olayinka who hit the headline after scoring Slavia Prague’s only goal in last week’s 1-1 Champions League clash against Inter Milan.

The 23-year-old has also scored two goals in seven league appearances for Slavia Prague this season.

Also invited to face the Tite led side is Granada of Spain midfielder, Ramon Azeez who  last featured for the Super Eagles in their second round clash against France at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

The 26-year-old has netted twice in four league games for Granada this season.

Glasgow Rangers of Scotland star, Joe Aribo, Anderson Esiti who plays for PARK of Greece , Club Brugge’s Emmanuel Dennis and Fortuna Dusseldorf young goalkeeper Maduka Okoye all got another call-up following last month’s friendly against Ukraine at the Dnipro Arena.

Kelechi Iheanacho, Leon Balogun, Bryan Idowu and Josh Maja were all dropped from the last roster against Ukraine.

Skipper of the team, Ahmed Musa who is still recuperating from injury also failed to make the squad.

Otherwise, Rohr kept faith with reliables like Francis Uzoho, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Kenneth Omeruo, William Troost-Ekong, Wilfred Ndidi and Oghenekaro Etebo in the list.

Lille forward, Victor Osimhen, Samuel Chukwueze and Moses Simon were also included in the squad.

The game against Brazil will hold on October 13 at the National Stadium, Singapore.

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