Super Eagles Head Coach, Gernot Rohr could be without combative midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo when Nigeria hosts Seychelles next week in an AFCON qualifier and international friendly against Egypt, reports.
The 23-year-old was not listed on Wednesday night for the Potters as they drew goalless against Derby County despite the player returning to training in time for the clash.
However should he feature for Stoke this weekend against Reading, the former Feirense midfielder could the be available for the Eagles as they begin their preparation towards the June AFCON in Egypt.
The Nigerian had quickly established himself as a regular figure in Stoke, having featured in 25 league games, stating 20 and scoring once in the process.