2018 World Cup Qualifiers: Godfrey Obaboana Back In Super Eagles Fold For Algeria Tie?


As the head coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr get set to release the list of invited players for the crucial 2018 qualifiers against Algeria in Uyo, on the 12th of next month, fresh call up has been handed to some players.


Among the players according to reports gathered by Owngoalnigeria.com is Godfrey Obaboana who has been left out of the team since the appointment of the German coach.

Obaboana we gathered will take the place of Kano Pillars defender Jamiu Alimi who has been excluded due to the fact the Nigeria Professional League is on break.

He is expected to push the likes of Kenneth Omeruo, William Troost Ekong and Leon Balogun for a spot in the game, which could have a bearing on Nigeria’s chances of qualifying for the World Cup In Russia.

The list will be released tomorrow by the manager, with the invited players expected to arrive camp four days to the heavily anticipated tie in Uyo, where Nigeria need a win to consolidate top spot while Algeria are looking to bounce back after a 1-1 draw with Cameroon in their opening game.