Enyeama, Mikel, Moses Return To Super Eagles

Super EaglesVincent Enyeama, Mikel Obi, Victor Moses and Odion Ighalo are among 24 Super Eagles players called up for next month’s international friendlies against Congo DR and Cameroon in Belgium.

The quartet missed out of the 2017 AFCON qualifiers against Tanzania and the friendly with Niger Republic earlier in the month.

Ogenyi Onazi, Elderson Echiejile and Leon Balogun also got called up, as well as former junior international, Shehu Abdullahi and Moses Simon.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Femi Thomas, Chima Akas, Austin Oboroakpo, Paul Onobi and Prince Aggrey are the six players from the Nigerian league invited for the games.

The 2013 AFCON champions will play Congo DR on October 8 and Cameroon three days later in Antwerp, Belgium.

Super Eagles To Resume Training In 3 Weeks

Super-Eagles-of-NigeriaNigeria’s international football team, the Super Eagles will resume training at the end of September ahead of a series of friendlies in Europe, as well as a 2016 African Nations Championship qualifier against Burkina Faso.

The team’s officials said the players from the Nigerian League would form the preliminary squad, with the foreign-based stars to join in Europe.

Officials of the Nigeria Football Federation are already in discussions with Cameroon Football Federation for a friendly during the FIFA-free window in October.

The home-based Eagles will also welcome Burkina Faso in a 2016 Championship qualifier on October 16, with the return leg on October 23 in Ouagadougou.

The overall winners of this tie will qualify for the African Nations Championship in Rwanda next year.