While the official confirmation of invited Super Eagles players for the AFCON qualifiers vs Sierra Leone rests with the Nigeria Football Federation, call-ups for Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho and Frank Onyeka has been announced by their clubs, Abbeylivenetwork.com gathered.
The qualification match is scheduled to hold at the Samuel Kanyon Sports Complex in Liberia, as the list of invited Super Eagles players has not been revealed to the public
Brentford prodigy Frank Onyeka is in line to add to his international caps later this month.
The Bees informed via their official website on Thursday that Onyeka has been called up for the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
Elsewhere, Leicester City have also officially confirmed that Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho have been selected in Nigeria’s expanded squad for the AFCON qualifier against Sierra Leone.
According to FIFA rules, clubs must be notified of call-ups fifteen days before an international match.
Head Coach of the Super Eagles Jose Peseiro through the NFF will hopefully make available the list of invited players this weekend before the team hits camp in Lagos in preparation for the game.
The Super Eagles are topping Group A of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers and would qualify for next year’s tournament in Ivory Coast with a game to spare if they beat the Leone Stars.