Emmanuel Dennis Turns Down Invitation To Replace Onyekuru In Super Eagles Squad For Algeria Friendly

The senior national team of Nigeria will prosecute their two friendly games against the A and B team of Algeria respectively with 24 players, Ow AnnnGoalNigeria.comcan exclusively reveal.

Nigeria’s first game against Algeria will be played on the 23rd against the B team of Algeria before taking on the main team on the 27th. Ahead of the game the official list of players called by Jose Peseiro has been amended thrice.

All of the changes were made after injury ruled out players called for the games. One of the players called up as a replacement has however turned down the invitation per what we exclusively gathered from sources close to the team.

Emmanuel Dennis who was called up as a replacement for the injured Henry Onyekuru rejected the call hence the reason why he isn’t even listed among the players who are yet to arrive camp by the official social media handles of the team.

No explanation was given for his decision not to honor the call but there are hints that he felt unhappy that he was left out of the initial list. The Nottingham Forest man has a long history of disciplinary issues at club and country.