Nigeria

Antwerp Player Of The Month Gets Super Eagles Invitation For Algeria Friendly Game, Okoye In

The head coach of the senior national team of Nigeria Jose Peseiro will in the coming days release the list of players who will represent Nigeria in the upcoming friendly game against Algeria.

Nigeria will take on Algeria on the 27th of August in Oran and already the coach of the Nigerian team has sent out invitation letter to players who will take part in the preparation and also the game.

Antwerp of Belgium rave of the moment Alhassan Yusuf has been handed another chance with the team after failing to honour the first invitation he got due to visa issues. He was first named in the sqaud for the friendly games against Mexico and Ecuador but didn’t make the trip to the United States of America.

Recently voted as the player of the month after a strong start to the season, he is the second new player we can confirm is in the list with Raphael Onyedika as the other player, we can also confirm that Watford goalkepper Maduka Okoye has been handed a recall.

Okoye is staging a return to the team for the first time since the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in January, where he was largely blamed for the goal that saw Nigeria exit the tournament at the round of 16 losing 0-1 to Tunisia.