Former Super Eagles forward, Odion Ighalo has canvassed for the inclusion of more home-based players in the Super Eagles.
Only three local players; Ojo Olorunleke, Amas Obasogie and Christian Nwoke were included in Super Eagles’ provisional squad for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.
Ighalo expressed disappointment with the decision of head coach, Jose Peseiro to include only three home-based players in the squad.
The striker stated that more local players should be included in the team in future.
“I don’t think is right not to invite home base players, this is a 40 man list, at least 7 to 5 players should be on the list to encourage them, not inviting them means, you don’t focus on the league,” Ighalo told Oma Sports.
Only one home-based star, John Noble make the Super Eagles squad to the