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Sports News of Saturday, 15 May 2021

Source: www.mynigeria.com

Gernot Rohr picks Ekong, Musa, 29 others for Cameroon

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr

Abraham Marcus is called for the first time to play in the team

The game will take place at the Wiener Neustadt in Austria

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has drawn up a provisional squad list of 31 players for Nigeria’s prestige inter-national friendly game against five-time African champions Cameroon in Austria on Friday, 4th June 2021.

The game will take place at the Wiener Neustadt in the Austrian capital, Vienna starting from 8:30 pm Austria time.

Headlining the list unveiled on Friday is Captain Ahmed Musa, with deputy captain William Ekong, goalkeeper Maduka Okoye, defenders Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem, midfielders Wilfred Ndidi and Oghenekaro Etebo and forwards Victor Osimhen, Kelechi Iheanacho and Samuel Chukwueze also called.

Portugal-based Abraham Marcus is called for the first time and Enyimba FC’s energetic forward Anayo Iwuala, whose tenacity and drive has helped the People’s Elephant to the quarter-finals of the CAF Confederation Cup, has an opportunity to fight for a place and continue on his international footprints, following cameo appearances against the Benin Republic and Lesotho in AFCON qualifiers in March.

The provisional list of 31 will be whittled down to 23 before the Super Eagles fly to Vienna for the clash with perennial rivals Indomitable Lions.

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