Arsenal youngster, Alex Iwobi have been invited to feature for the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the forthcoming FIFA Worldcup qualifiers against Swaziland. The midfielder who made his Arsenal debut on Tuesday in a 3-0 defeat to Sheffield Wednesday have already featured twice for the Nigeria senior team although in friendly games.
Alex Iwobi is joined by Kelechi Iheanacho who is making waves in the blue of Manchester. Iheanacho was named Man of the match for Manchester City against Crystal Palace for scoring and providing an assist as the Citizen progressed to the quarter-final of the Capital One Cup.
There was a recall for Obafemi Martins who plays in the United States.
THE FULL LIST
Goalkeepers: Carl Ikeme (Wolverhampton Wanderers, England); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Sunshine Stars); Dele Alampasu (Club de Sportivo Feirense, Portugal)
Defenders: Abdullahi Shehu (Uniao da Madeira, Portugal); Kalu Orji (Enugu Rangers FC); Elderson Echiejile (AS Monaco, France); Chima Akas (Sharks FC); Leon Balogun (FSV Mainz, Germany); Godfrey Oboabona (Caykur Rizespor, Turkey); Efe Ambrose (Celtic FC, Scotland); Austin Oboroakpo (Abia Warriors)
Midfielders: Ogenyi Onazi (SS Lazio, Italy); Paul Onobi (Sunshine Stars); John Mikel Obi (Chelsea FC, England); Rabiu Ibrahim (AS Trencin, Slovakia); Wilfred Ndidi (KRC Genk, Belgium); Sylvester Igbonu (FC UFA, Russia)
Forwards: Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow, Russia); Moses Simon (KAA Gent, Belgium); Odion Ighalo (Watford FC, England); Ezekiel Bassey (Enyimba FC); Alex Iwobi (Arsenal FC, England); Obafemi Martins (Seattle Sounders, USA); Kelechi Iheanacho (Manchester City, England)
Sunday Oliseh has directed that all the players arrive at the Bolton White Apartments, Abuja on Sunday, November 8 as training commences same day by 7pm.