2026 WCQ: Super Eagles Invitation A Big Surprise, I Will Give My Best — Olawoyin

Ibrahim Olawoyin says his maiden Super Eagles invitation came as a surprise to him, reports Completesports.com

Olawoyin was called up as a replacement for Nathan Tella in Nigeria’s squad for the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa and Squirrels of Benin Republic.

Tella pulled out of the squad due to personal reasons.

Olawoyin said he wasn’t expected to be t invited to the national team at this stage of his career.

” It is amazing and I feel great about it, it’s a great privilege for me which I will cherish for life,” he told the Super Eagles media.

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“I didn’t see it coming and it came as a surprise for me but it finally came and I have been looking forward to it.

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