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Ukraine vs Nigeria: 18 Super Eagles players report to camp

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About 18 players have arrived in the Super Eagles’ camp, ahead of the international friendly against Ukraine.

Victor Osimhen, Villarreal star Samuel Chukwueze and Everton forward Alex Iwobi are among those who have arrived.

Nigeria will face Andriy Shevchenko’s men at Dnipro Arena on Tuesday.

Gernot Rohr initially invited 23 players for the fixture in Ukraine, but some have opted out for various reasons.

They include: captain Ahmed Musa, Leicester City’s Wilfred Ndidi and Leganes’ Kenneth Omeruo.

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Despite getting late call-ups, Bordeaux’s Josh Maja, Club Brugge’s Dennis Bonaventure, Lokomotiv Moscow’s Brian Idowu and PAOK midfielder Anderson Esiti made their way to Dnipro in time.

Nigeria’s Squad:

Goalkeeper: Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Francis Uzoho, Maduka Okoye.

Defenders: Leon Balogun, William Troost-Ekong, Brian Idowu, Jamiliu Collins.

Midfielders: Joe Aribo, Anderson Esiti, Oghenekaro Etebo, Alex Iwobi.

Forwards: Victor Osimhen, Samuel Chukwueze, Josh Maja, Paul Onuachu, Dennis Bonaventure, Samuel Kalu, Moses Simon.