2019 AFCON: Libya in Trouble as Rohr releases 24-man squad list

AFCON: Libya Shifts Date To Host Super Eagles In Tunisia

Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr has come up with his 24-man list for this month’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Libya.

As per the Nigeria Football Federation website, Rohr invited Alex Iwobi, William Ekong, and Olaoluwa Aina. All three players were absent during the 3-0 win over Seychelles in Mahe last month due to injury.

The first leg will hold at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Saturday, 13th October while the return leg is scheduled for the 18,000–capacity Stade Taïeb Mhiri in the city of Sfax, Tunisia on Tuesday, 16th October.

All invited Super Eagles players are to report t at the Akwa Ibom State capital on Monday, 8th October 2018.

See the full Super Eagles 24-man squad list against Libya:


  1. Francis Uzoho (Elche FC, Spain)
  2. Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba FC)
  3. Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United, South Africa)


  1. Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy)
  2. Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor FC, Turkey)
  3. Semi Ajayi (Rotherham United, England)
  4. Bryan Idowu (Lokomotiv Moscow, Russia)
  5. Chidozie Awaziem (FC Porto, Portugal)
  6. William Ekong (Udinese FC, Italy)
  7. Leon Balogun (Brighton & Hove Albion, England)
  8. Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain)
  9. Jamilu Collins (SC Paderborn 07, Germany)


  1. Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor FC, Turkey)
  2. Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England)
  3. Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke City FC, England)
  4. John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel)


  1. Ahmed Musa (Al Nasr FC, Saudi Arabia)
  2. Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England
  3. Moses Simon (Levante FC, Italy)
  4. Henry Onyekuru (Galatasaray SK, Turkey)
  5. Odion Ighalo (Changchun Yatai, China)
  6. Alex Iwobi (Arsenal FC, England)
  7. Samuel Kalu (Bordeaux FC, France)
  8. Isaac Success (Watford FC, England)

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