AFCON Qualifiers: Nigeria invites Osimhen, Musa, Iwobi, 20 others for Guinea-Bissau clash

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Super Eagles coach, Jose Peseiro has released a 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double-header against Guinea-Bissau.

The three-time African champions will face Djurtus in Abuja next week before traveling for the revised feature days later.

Included in the squad list are the usual suspects; Captain Ahmed Musa, Victor Osimhen, Moses Simon, Alex Iwobi and Samuel Chukwueze.

Boavista defender Bruno Onyemaechi, Daniel Bameyi and home-based goalkeepers Victor Sochima and Kingsley Aniagboso were handed maiden calls.

However, Vice Captain William Troost-Ekong and Leon Balogun were absent from the list due to fitness issues.

Full Squad:

Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (AC Omonia, Cyprus); Victor Sochima (Rivers United); Kingsley Aniagboso (Giant Brillars)

Defenders: Semi Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England); Bright Osayi-Samuel (Fenerbahce SK, Turkey); Kevin Akpoguma (TSG Hoffenheim, Germany); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Calvin Bassey (FC Ajax, Netherlands); Daniel Bameyi (YumYum FC); Zaidu Sanusi (FC Porto, Portugal); Bruno Onyemaechi (Boavista, Portugal)

Midfielders: Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Frank Onyeka (Brentford FC, England); Alex Iwobi (Everton FC, England); Joe Aribo (Southampton, England)

Forwards: Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Ahmed Musa (Sivasspor, Turkey); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal, Spain); Moses Simon (Nantes, France); Ademola Lookman (Atalanta, Italy); Terem Moffi (OGC Nice, France); Victor Osimhen (Napoli, Italy); Paul Onuachu (Southampton, England)

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