Seven players that should not have been invited for FIFA World Cup playoff by coach Austin Eguavoen

 

 

Nigeria national team head coach Austin Eguavoen has released the list of the invited players who will play the Black stars of Ghana in the FIFA World Cup playoff in few weeks time.

 

 

The former Super Eagles of Nigeria player has been doing pretty well since he replaced sacked Gernot Rohr few months ago, and that has made the Nigeria Football Federation to extend his contract.

Coach Austin Eguavoen invited most of the players that performed brilliantly in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, and the players will be looking forward to continuing their impressive performances against Ghana national team.

 

 

The invited players include three goalkeepers, eight defenders, five midfielders and nine attackers.

The goalkeepers are; Maduka Okoye, Francis Uzoho and Daniel Akpeyi.

The defenders are; William Troost Ekong, Ola Aina, Zaidu Sanusi, Kenneth Omeruo, Leon Balogun, Semi Ajayi, Calvin Bassey and Shehu Abdullahi.

The midfielders are; Wilfred Onyinye Ndidi, Joe Ayodele Aribo, Frank Onyeka, Oghenekaro Etebo and Akinkunmi Amoo.

 

 

Here are the seven players that should not have been invited for FIFA world cup Playoff by coach Austin Eguavoen;

William Troost Ekong of Watford football club of England

The former Udinese Calcio football club defender has not played a single match for Watford football club since he returned from AFCON, and another player supposed to have been invited ahead of him.

Oluwasemilogo Ajayi of West Bromwich Albion football club of England

The former Arsenal under 23 captain has not been impressive for Watford football club this season, and coach Eguavoen supposed to have dropped him.

Oghenekaro Etebo of Watford football club of England

The former Getafe football club star has not played a game for Watford football club since October due to injury, and he is not fully fit.

Frank Onyeka of Brentford football club of England

Just like William Troost Ekong, Frank Onyeka has also lost his starting role in Brentford FC since he returned from AFCON and he supposed to have been replaced by another player.

 

 

Akinkunmi Amoo of FC Copenhagen of Denmark

The youngster just joined FC Copenhagen from Hammarby football club of Sweden, and he has not played a single competitive game for the club.

Leon Aderemi Balogun of Glasgow Rangers football club of Scotland

The former Brighton and Hove Albion football club star missed 2021 Africa Cup of Nations due to injury, and he just returned to action for his club and he’s not fully fit as well.

Ola Aina of Torino football club of Italy

The Chelsea Academy product has also lost his spot in Torino football club first eleven since he returned from AFCON, and another active player supposed to have been invited ahead of him.

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