Nigeria vs Liberia Friendly: Rohr Invites Ezenwa, Udoh, Adeleye Two Home Based Stars

Gernot Rohr has reportedly invited five home-based players for Tuesday’s international friendly showdown with Liberia in Monrovia.

The five players are Mfon Udoh, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, and Sunday Adetunji from Enyimba, FC Ifeanyiubah’s defender, Adeleye Olamilekan and Lobi Stars’ Ebube Duru.

The Super Eagles head coach has also listed 14 foreign-based players for the friendly majority of whom were part of the team that defeated Seychelles 3-0 in a 2019 AFCON qualifying fixture on Saturday.

The home-based players have been told to report at the Sheraton Hotel, Lagos on Monday, 10th September.

Ezenwa and 13 other players would fly into Lagos from Addis Ababa on Monday before the team is flown to Monrovia on Monday night aboard an ARIK Airplane.

The game is in celebration of Liberian President, former World Footballer of the Year George Oppong Weah, and is going to hold on Tuesday evening at the 35,000 –capacity Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex.

Here Is The Super Eagles Team For Liberia:

Goalkeepers: Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba FC); Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United, South Africa)

Defenders: Semi Ajayi (Rotherham United, England); Chidozie Awaziem (FC Porto, Portugal); Adeleye Olamilekan (FC Ifeanyi Ubah); Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany); Ebube Duru (Lobi Stars)

Midfielders: Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke City FC, England); John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel); Kelechi Nwakali (FC Porto, Portugal); Joel Obi (AC Chievo Verona, Italy)

Forwards: Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Simeon Nwankwo (Crotone FC, Italy); Henry Onyekuru (Galatasaray SK, Turkey); Sunday Adetunji (Enyimba FC); Samuel Kalu (Bordeaux FC, France); Mfon Udoh (Enyimba FC)

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