Super Eagles defender Stephen Eze revealed that he is really disappointed after coach Gernot Rohr dropped the Lokomotiv Plovdiv star from Nigeria’s World Cup squad.
The 24-year-old has been told by German tactician after the Super Eagles’ 1-1 stalemate with DR Congo on Monday, pruned down his 30-man team to 25, leaving out former Kano Pillars man.
He is, however, one of the five players Kano Pillars striker Junior Lokosa, who made his debut in the encounter, as well as Standard Liege midfielder Uche Agbo and Plateau United goalkeeper Dele Ajiboye not team that travelling to London for the friendly game against England at Wembley on Saturday.
Sadly, my journey to #WorldCup ends here. I am disappointed to not make the final squad, but I want to thank our coach & management for the opportunity!
I wish my team the best & hope to join in celebrations when they bring the trophy home! GO #NIGERIA 🇳🇬⚽️! #DefendLikeEze pic.twitter.com/CQOJ9tsM8V
— StephenEzeOfficial (@DefendLikeEze) May 30, 2018
The three times African champions will try England for size on Saturday at the Wembley Stadium, London in a friendly encounter before they wrap up their preparation for the global tournament with a game against Czech Republic on June 6.