Fortuna Dusseldorf’s Maduka Okoye and Glasgow Rangers’ Joe Aribo are part of Nigeria’s 23-man squad for a friendly against Ukraine on September 10.
The Super Eagles face Andriy Shevchenko’s men on September 10 as part of their preparations for November’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Benin Republic.
Below is the list of players selected:
Kelechi Iheanacho, Semi Ajayi and Tyronne Ebuehi make a return to the team after missing the 2019 Afcon.
However, there was no place for goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi and clubless player John Ogu.
Born in London, 23-year-old Aribo plays as a midfielder in the Scottish Premiership and has featured twice for Steven Gerrard’s side this term.
19-year-old Okoye features for Fortuna Dusseldorf II in the German fourth division and Gernot Rohr will be relying on him to solve Nigeria’s goalkeeping problems.