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Why Rohr Dropped Iheanacho From Super Eagles’ 2019 AFCON Squad




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Information are starting to emerge why Tremendous Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr dropped Leicester Metropolis ahead Kelechi Iheanacho from the listing of 23-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.Players and technical crew of the Super Eagles

The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) studies that Rohr on Sunday named his closing 23-man listing to the 2019 AFCON leaving out Iheanacho and Semi Ajayi.

Iheanacho, was stated to be struggling for normal taking part in time at English Premier League outfit Leicester Metropolis within the 2018/2019 season which appeared to have affected his type.

He finally did not persuade Rohr that he was worthy of a spot within the closing listing.

Ajayi, who was a standout performer for Rotherham United within the SkyBet Championship in England, couldn’t displace extra skilled gamers to make the workforce to Egypt.

NAN additionally studies that the Tremendous Eagles had performed their closing pleasant recreation forward of the 2019 AFCON on Saturday in opposition to the Warriors of Zimbabwe.

The match which was performed on the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba ended goalless.

The 23 gamers and their officers left Asaba on Sunday for Egypt forward of ultimate lap of their preparations for the competitors.

The three-times African champions will face the Teranga Lions of Senegal of their closing pleasant match on June 16.

The 2019 AFCON which is the 32nd version of the competitors is scheduled to carry in Egypt from June 21 to July 19.

The Tremendous Eagles’ closing squad listing launched by the Nigeria Soccer Federation (NFF) has goalkeepers Francis Uzoho (Anorthosis Famagusta, Cyprus), Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Katsina United) and Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa)

There are additionally defenders Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy), Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor FC, Turkey), Chidozie Awaziem (Caykur Rizespor, Turkey) and William Ekong (Udinese FC, Italy).

The remaining defenders are Leon Balogun (Brighton and Hove Albion, England), Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain) and Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany).

Mikel John Obi (Middlesbrough FC, England), Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester Metropolis, England), Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke Metropolis FC, England) and John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel) are the midfielders.

The forwards embrace Ahmed Musa (Al Nassar FC, Saudi Arabia), Victor Osimhen (Royal Charleroi SC, Belgium), Moses Simon (Levante FC, Spain) and Henry Onyekuru (Galatasaray SK, Turkey).

The others are Odion Ighalo (Shanghai Shenhua, China), Alexander Iwobi (Arsenal FC, England), Samuel Kalu (Girondins Bordeaux, France), Paul Onuachu (FC Midtjyland, Denmark) and Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain).

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