Peseiro name Onuachu, Osimhen, Iwobi, 20 others for Portugal Friendly

Peseiro name Onuachu, Osimhen, Iwobi, 20 others for Portugal Friendly

Super Eagles head Coach, Jose Peseiro has named his squad for the international friendly game against Portugal.

Defender William Ekong, goalkeeper Francis Uzoho and midfielder Wilfred Ndidi were all included in a 23-man squad to face World Cup-bound Portugal in the game which will hold in Lisbon on Thursday.

Paul Onuachu, Tyrone Ebuehi and Kevin Akpoguma will also return to the Eagles squad.

Defenders Bruno Onyemaechi and Bright Osayi Samuel – based in Portugal and Turkey respectively – were handed debut invitations.

The November 17 encounter at the Estadio Jose Alvalade will kick off at 19.45pm in Nigeria.

Full Squad:

Goalkeepers: Maduka Okoye (Watford FC, England); Francis Uzoho (AC Omonia, Cyprus); Adebayo Adeleye (Hapoel Jerusalem, Israel).

Defenders: William Ekong (Watford FC, England); Olisa Ndah (Orlando Pirates, South Africa); Calvin Bassey (Ajax FC, The Netherlands); Kevin Akpoguma (TSG Hoffenheim, Germany); Chidiebube Duru (Rivers United); Tyronne Ebuehi (Empoli FC, Italy); Bruno Onyemaechi (Boavista FC, Portugal); Bright Osayi Samuel (Fenerbahce FC, Turkey).

Midfielders: Joseph Ayodele-Aribo (Southampton FC, England); Alex Iwobi (Everton FC, England); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Frank Onyeka (Brentford FC, England); Oghenekaro Etebo (Aris Thessaloniki, Greece).

Forwards: Moses Simon (Nantes FC, France); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain); Ademola Lookman (Atalanta FC, Italy); Terem Moffi (Lorient FC, France); Paul Onuachu (Genk FC, Belgium); Victor Osimhen (SSC Napoli, Italy); Emmanuel Dennis (Nottingham Forest, England).

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