Rohr picks two new NPFL stars to join Super Eagles


Two new faces from the Nigeria Professional Football League will be given invitation to the Super Eagles ahead of the France camping of the Nigeria national football team latest reports indicate.

According to, the NPFL players, whose names will be released officially by the Super Eagles team secretary next week are Alhassan Ibrahim popularly called ‘Muazam’ of Akwa United who has scored 10 goals with 6 assist in the Nigeria premier league this season.

The second player on the list is Sikiru Olatunbosun of MFM FC who scored a goal that won the CNN goal of the week earlier in this season. Sikiru is now being called the nick name ‘CNN’ for that exploits by his teammates at MFM FC.

The duo are to join Ikechukwu Ezenwa who is already part of the Super Eagles set up.

Interestingly, Stephen Odey who is the NPFL top scorer and was seen as a first choice among the home boys has been overlooked at least for the France camping exercise.

It is understood that Odey has his traveling passport trapped in one of the European countries’ embassy.

The proposed training camp in France for the Super Eagles will open from the 23rd of May, it has been revealed.

The three-time Africa champions will have a training camp in the European country in preparation for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa, and will play a friendly against Corsica, a tiny island in France.

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr had earlier confirmed the camp in France and that there will be an international friendly against Corsica.

More from

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.