Genk striker, Paul Onuachu has been known as as much as the Nigeria nationwide workforce, for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in opposition to Benin Republic and Lesotho.
Onuachu was a shock exclusion from the unique 24-man record launched earlier this month.
The 26-year-old might solely make the standby record, regardless of his wonderful shows for Genk this season.
Nevertheless, Onuachu has now been added to the squad, together with Henry Onyekuru.
Onuachu has been prolonged an invite however Moses Simon and different Tremendous Eagles stars in France are to overlook the encounter as a result of nation’s COVID-19 protocol.
“Following the uncertainty concerning the provision of gamers based mostly in France [due to COVID 19 laws guiding the country], Tremendous Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr has prolonged an invite to KRC Genk striker Paul Onuachu. Henry Onyekuru was earlier known as as much as exchange injured Samuel Kalu,” learn a press release from the NFF media channel.
The three-time African champions will tackle the Squirrels at Stade Charles de Gaulle in Porto Novo on March 27 earlier than dealing with the Crocodiles three days later at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.