As the race for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tickets gets tougher, Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rorh, has released a 24-man team list to prosecute the encounter against Libya.
According to the Nigeria Football Federation website, the Franco-German recalled Alex Iwobi, William Troost-Ekong, and Olaoluwa Aina who missed the 3-0 win over Seychelles in Mahe last month due to injury.
Nigeria will host the first leg at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Saturday, 13th October, with the return leg scheduled for the Stade Taieb Mhiri in the city of Sfax, Tunisia, on Tuesday, 16th October.
The invited players include- Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (Elche FC, Spain); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba FC); Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United, South Africa)
Defenders: Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor FC, Turkey); Semi Ajayi (Rotherham United, England); Bryan Idowu (Lokomotiv Moscow, Russia); Chidozie Awaziem (FC Porto, Portugal); William Ekong (Udinese FC, Italy); Leon Balogun (Brighton & Hove Albion, England); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Jamilu Collins (SC Paderborn 07, Germany)
Midfielders: Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor FC, Turkey); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke City FC, England); John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel)
Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Al Nasr FC, Saudi Arabia); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Moses Simon (Levante FC, Spain); Henry Onyekuru (Galatasaray SK, Turkey); Odion Ighalo (Changchun Yatai, China); Alex Iwobi (Arsenal FC, England); Samuel Kalu (Bordeaux FC, France); Isaac Success (Watford FC, England).
The Super Eagles are placed third behind Libya and South Africa who occupy first and second positions, respectively.