Ighalo,Balogun, Victor Moses, Etebo Return As Super Eagles Coach Drops Five For Algeria Tie


Head coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr has already compiled his list of players for Nigeria’s next World Cup 2018 qualifiers against Algeria in Uyo.


The coach according to well informed sources has dropped five players from the team that defeated Zambia 2-1 away in Ndola, ahead of the November 12 tie.

As exclusively reported by Owgoalnigeria.com three days back, the five players axed from the team have now been confirmed to be three home based players while two players based abroad were axed.

Jamiu Alimi, Chisom Egbuchulam and Godwin Obaje have all been dropped by the German with the foreign based duo of Kingsley Madu and Musa Mohammed completing the list.

Meanwhile in form Chelsea forward Victor Moses has been handed a recall by the manager, same as Leon Balogun who has recovered from the injury that ruled him out of the team last game.

Nigeria’s Rio 2016 hero Oghenekaro Etebo has also been penciled down for a return to the team after injury and work permit issues stopped him from making the list, last time out.