The omitted Nigerian stars have clearly communicated that they are ready to step up and contribute whenever called upon
2022-23 Europa League top scorer, Victor Boniface, Cremonese forward, David Okereke, and others have been spotted in a picture after a training session, soccernet.ng reports.
According to report, the uninvited Super Eagles players took time out from their holiday schedules to train together at the Legacy Pitch of the National Stadium, Surulere.
While the invited 23 players were preparing for the upcoming AFCON qualifier against Sierra Leone at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, these uninvited players demonstrated their commitment and love for the game.
The atmosphere was filled with anticipation, and the uninvited players did not disappoint, showcasing great flashes of brilliance on the field.
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Paul Onuachu (Southampton FC), Chigozie Awaziem (Hajduk Split), John Ogu (Maccabi Haifa FC), Samuel Kalu (Watford FC), Oghenekaro Etebo (Aris FC), Henry Onyekuru (Adana Demirspor), Victor Boniface (Union SG), Afeez Aremu (St. Pauli), and David Okereke (Cremonese) were among the notable uninvited players who participated in the training session.
Their commitment to training together despite not being part of the official squad is commendable and reflects their professionalism and team spirit.
Instead of being disheartened by the omission, these players seized the opportunity to showcase their abilities and prove that they were just as talented as their invited counterparts.
Their performance at the National Stadium Surulere serves as a reminder to the coaching staff that there is a pool of talent waiting to be tapped, and it highlights the depth and competitiveness within the Super Eagles squad.