Rohr Hands Chelsea Loanee Omeruo Late Call Up For Algeria, Argentina Clashes


Kenneth Omeruo has been handed a late Eagles call-up following injuries to key players which has caused some players to pull out of the squad for upcoming games against Algeria and Argentina.


Omeruo according to a source close to the coach was contacted last night and told to report to the camp of the team in Morocco ahead of the game against Algeria.

He is also in the team for the friendly against Argentina four days after the World Cup 2018 dead rubber tie against Algeria, with Nigeria already through to the World Cup.

” He (Omeruo) will join us in Morocco by Wednesday. Coach (Rohr) contacted him yesterday due to the Injuries to several players and the need for us to do a good job against Algeria and Argentina “, he told

His last game for Nigeria was the 1-1 draw against Senegal in a friendly game in London, with the defender playing the role of an unused substitute in the Eagles 0-2 loss to South Africa in Uyo in the AFCON 2019 Qualifiers.

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