Nottingham Forest striker, Emmanuel Dennis has been handed a call up for the clash against Algeria.
Emmanuel Dennis was initially left of the 24-man squad announced on Saturday by the Nigeria Football Federation, but he’ll now take the place of Henry Onyekuru.
According to a short statement from the NFF, Onyekuru pulled out of the clash due to injury.
“Update: Emmanuel Dennis replaces injured Henry Onyekuru for Algeria,” the statement says.
Update: Emmanuel Dennis replaces injured Henry Onyekuru for Algeria pic.twitter.com/Opcpb2Vt8I
— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) September 18, 2022
Meanwhile,Sochaux defender Valentine Ozornwafor has also been drafted into the squad.
The left footed defender will replace Leon Balogun, who also sustained an injury while playing for his club Queens Park Rangers.
The friendly game comes up inside the Stade Olympique d’Oran on Tuesday, 27 September.
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