Brazil Vs Nigeria: Champions League Goal Scorer Gets Super Eagles Call Up alongside 22 others

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Peter Olayinka has been invited by Coach Gernot Rohr for the top notch friendly between Nigeria and Brazil after the Slavia Prague Forward scored on his UEFA Champions League debut against Inter Milan last week.

The 23-year-old became the first Nigerian to score on his champions league debut since Yakubu Aiyegbeni scored a hattrick for Maccabi Haifa in 2002.

Granada of Spain midfielder Ramon Azeez was also invited while Kelechi Iheanacho still waits for a return.

Midfielder Wilfred Ndidi, Defenders Kenneth Omeruo, Abdullahi Shehu and Chidozie Awaziem are back from injury, otherwise the squad is largely unchanged from the side that was forced to a 2-2 draw by Ukraine in Dnipro on 10th September.

The Grade A Friendly is scheduled to take place at Singapore on Sunday, 13th October.

Full list of players called up for Brazil Vs Nigeria friendly:

Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (Omonia FC, Cyprus); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Heartland FC); Emil Maduka Okoye (Fortuna Dusseldorf, Germany)

Defenders: Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor FC, Turkey); Chidozie Awaziem (CD Leganes, Spain); William Ekong (Udinese FC, Italy); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany); Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England)

Midfielders: Alexander Iwobi (Everton FC, England); Anderson Esiti (PAOK Salonica, Greece); Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke City FC, England); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Joseph Ayodele-Aribo (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); Ramon Azeez (Granada FC, Spain)

Forwards: Victor Osimhen (Lille OSC, France); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain); Samuel Kalu (Girondins Bordeaux, France); Paul Onuachu (KRC Genk, Belgium); Emmanuel Dennis (Club Brugge, Belgium); Peter Olayinka (SK Slavia Prague, Czech Republic)

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