As first reported by Owngoalnigeria.com, on loan Manchester City forward Olarewaju Kayode has been added to the Super Eagles squad for the upcoming games against Algeria and Argentina.
Owngoalnigeria.com reported that the 24 year old who is presently playing for Spanish La-Liga side Girona on loan from Manchester City is in line for a late call up to the team following a spate of withdrawals due to injury.
Kayode who was not even on the standby list confirmed to Owngoalnigeria.com that he has been summoned by coach Gernot Rohr to the camp of the team in Morocco.
” I’m happy for the opportunity given to me by the coach. I hope to give my best to the team if I’m selected for the games against Algeria and Argentina”, he told Owngoalnigeria.com
His last game for Nigeria was the 0-2 loss to South Africa in the AFCON 2019 Qualifiers, with coach Rohr leaving him out of the squad for the games against Cameroon and Zambia.