Super Eagles camp opens ahead of the friendly game against Ukraine

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Super Eagles camp opened on Sunday, September 8 in Dnipro, Ukraine with 18 players present ahead of the friendly game against Ukraine on Tuesday, September 10. 

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will be playing their first game since the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) where they finished third. 

Ahead of the friendly game at the Dnipro Arena, 19 Super Eagles players reported to camp on Sunday. 

Alex Iwobi, Semi Ajayi, Maduka Okoye, Leon Balogun are among the players in camp

InstagramAlex Iwobi, Semi Ajayi, Maduka Okoye, Leon Balogun are among the players in camp

The players are Paul OnuachuMaduka OkoyeIkechukwu EzenwaLeon BalogunWilliam Troost-EkongAlex IwobiJosh MajaJamilu CollinsMoses Simon, Francis UzohoVictor OsimhenSamuel ChukwuezeSamuel KaluAnderson EsitiOgehenekaro Etebo, Chidozie Awaziem and Dennis Bonaventure

Withdrawals

Victor Osimhen and Samuel Chukwueze will be looking to get some action against Ukraine (Instagram/Victor Osimhen)

InstagramVictor Osimhen and Samuel Chukwueze will be looking to get some action against Ukraine (Instagram/Victor Osimhen)

Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr had initially named a 22-man squad for the friendly game but a couple of players have withdrawn from the game. 

Kenneth OmeruoTyronne EbuehiHenry OnyekuruWilfred Ndidi and Ahmed Musa have all pulled out of the friendly game. 

Omuero pulled out over work permit issues in Spain while Ndidi and Ebuehi opted out to rest after recovering from injuries. 

Onyekuru is still trying to get the resident permit in Monaco after a switch in the summer while Musa has pulled out following an injury he suffered while in action for his Suadi side Al-Nassr

Rohr has called up PAOK midfielder Estiti place of Ndidi, Locomotive Moscow’s defender Idowu for Ebuehi, Bonaventure for Musa and Maja for Onyekuru. 

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