Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa still missing as Peseiro calls up 25 players for Saudi Arabia and Mozambique friendlies in Portugal.
For this month's international friendlies against Saudi Arabia and Mozambique in Portugal, has called up defenders Kenneth Omeruo and Bright Osayi-Samuel, midfielder Alex Iwobi, and attacker Terem Moffi to the Super Eagles team.
09:40 - 21.09.2023
Super Eagles of Nigeria stay 6th in Africa: Drop in FIFA Ranking after Sao Tome and Principe thrashing
Despite a 6-0 victory against Sao Tome and Principe, the Super Eagles of Nigeria have dropped in the latest FIFA Ranking to 40th in the world.
The group was missing from the team that thrashed Sao Tome and Principe in the 2023 AFCON qualifier held in Uyo last month.
Fisayo Dele-Bashiru, a midfielder for Hatayaspor FC in Turkey, receives his first-ever invitation, and Peseiro has chosen to keep the goalkeeping combination of Francis Uzoho, Adebayo Adeleye, and Olorunleke Ojo.
19:50 - 01.10.2023
Victor Osimhen brands Nigeria his beloved Country on the 63rd Independence Day Celebration.
Wilfred Ndidi, who led the team against Sao Tome and Principe, Raphael Onyedika, and strikers Moses Simon, Ademola Lookman, Victor Osimhen, Taiwo Awoniyi, and Kelechi Iheanacho are also called, along with defender Jordan Torunnarigha, who has yet to receive a cap.
On Friday, October 13, 2023, at 5 p.m. in Portimo, Portugal, the Super Eagles play the Green Falcons of Saudi Arabia before a match against the Mambas of Mozambique three days later.
On Tuesday, October 10th, all of the players are anticipated to arrive in Faro, Portugal.
Invited Players Super Eagles players
Francis Uzoho (Omonia FC, Cyprus); Olorunleke Ojo (Enyimba FC); Adebayo Adeleye (Hapoel Jerusalem, Israel)
Olaoluwa Aina (Nottingham Forest, England); Bright Osayi-Samuel (Fenerbahce FC, Turkey); Jordan Torunarigha (KAA Gent, Belgium); Kenneth Omeruo (Kasimpasa FC, Turkey); Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England); Calvin Bassey (Fulham FC, England); Jamilu Collins (Cardiff FC, Wales); Bruno Onyemaechi (Boavista FC, Portugal)
Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Raphael Onyedika (Club Brugge, Belgium); Joe Ayodele-Aribo (Southampton FC, England); Frank Onyeka (Brentford FC, England); Alex Iwobi (Fulham FC, England); Fisayo Dele-Bashiru (Hatayaspor FC, Turkey)
Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Samuel Chukwueze (AC Milan, Italy); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Ademola Lookman (Atalanta FC, Italy); (SSC Napoli, Italy); Taiwo Awoniyi (Nottingham Forest, England); Terem Moffi (OGC Nice, France); Victor Boniface (Bayer Leverkusen, Germany).
Super Eagles preparation
In order to prepare the Eagles for the start of the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches, both games against Saudi Arabia and Mozambique have been scheduled.
The three-time African champions will host Lesotho's Crocodiles in Uyo on November 17 before traveling to play Zimbabwe four days later.
13:50 - 11.09.2023
'Haaland s a tap in merchant' - Nigerian rate Osimhen ahead of UEFA Best Player after Super Eagles destroy Sao Tome and Principe.
08:10 - 11.09.2023
22-year-old Super Eagles new man Victor Boniface reacts to assist on debut in Nigeria's 6-0 win against Sao Tome and Principe.
07:00 - 11.09.2023
Victor Osimhen reacts to hattrick, celebrates strike partnership with Awoniyi after Super Eagles thrash Sao Tome in AFCON qualifier.
06:05 - 11.09.2023
Awoniyi dedicates his 2nd Super Eagles goal to God, shows off cross shinpads in 6-0 destruction of Sao Tome and Principe.
19:30 - 10.09.2023
After the Super Eagles' 6-0 win against Sao Tome, Some Nigerians believe Osimhen stat padded against Sao Tome to win AFCON Q top scorer and move closer to breaking Yekini's record.