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Owing to injury induced withdrawals, Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Gernot Rohr has called up Girona of Spain forward, Kayode Olanrewaju and Turkey-based defender, Kenneth Omeruo to fill the spaces left by Moses Simon and Ogenyi Onazi, AOIFootball.com can report.

Omeruo, who was originally on the standby for the matches against Algeria and Argentina, will now return to the team after been overlooked for previous games.

Kayode on the other hand, was drafted in after the Eagles’ lost two attacker’s to injury and the Girona striker was called up instead of Austria Vienna midfielder, Alhassan Ibrahim.

Kenneth Omeruo
Kenneth Omeruo

Kayode last featured for the Super Eagles in their 2-0 loss to South Africa in Uyo and will be hoping for a better outing with the national team against Algeria and Argentina.

Meanwhile the camp of the Super Eagles officially opened Sunday at the Hotel Farah in Rabat, Morocco. Coach Gernot Rohr and other members of his technical crew Salisu Yusuf, Alloy Agu, Imama Amapakabo, Nabil Trabelsi, Jean Luc Royer, Tunde Adelakun alongside the backroom staff Dayo Enebi Achor, Dr Ibrahim Gyaran, Anaemeka Anozie, Chidi Ngoka, Patrick Pascal and Toyin Ibitoye all settled in on Sunday.

Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Ahmed Musa, Wilfred Ndidi and Mikel Agu have also arrived in camp with the other invited players expected later today.

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