Uzoho Tops Super Eagles 24-man list for Algeria and Argentina

Deportivo la Coruna goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has been handed his first national team call-up by Gernot Rohr as the Super Eagles prepare to face Algeria in their final world cup qualifier in Constantine and the Albieceleste of Argentina in Krasnodar.

Victor Moses is a conspicuous omission due to injury and it is unclear why Elderson Uwa Echejile is not in the list.

Other unfamiliar names are Awaziem, Chidiebere Nwakali and Henry Onyekuru.

Here is the full list:


Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United, South Africa), Ikechukwu Ezenwa (FC Ifeanyi Ubah, Nigeria), Francis Uzoho (Deportivo, Spain)


William Troost-Ekong, Abdullahi Shehu, Tyrone Ebuehi, Leon Balogun, Uche Agbo, Chidozie Awaziem, Ola Aina


Mikel Obi, Ogenyi Onazi, Wilfred Ndidi, Oghenekaro Etebo, John Ogu, Mikel Agu, Chidiebere Nwakali


Ahmed Musa, Kelechi Iheanacho, Moses Simon, Alex Iwobi, Odion Ighalo, Henry Onyekuru, Anthony Nwakaeme


Kenneth Omeruo, Alhassan Ibrahim, Brian Idowu