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Nigeria’s national team head coach Gernot Rohr has urged the Nigerian Football Federation to focus on getting Ovie Ejaria rather than QPR’s Eberechi Eze to play for the national side.

The Three Lions entered the match off the back of a 1-2 loss to the Czech Republic on Friday, but Gareth Southgate’s side responded in impressive fashion to collect an important three points – meaning that they are now just one victory away from guaranteeing their spot in next summer’s tournament.

The 22-year-old joined up with Gareth Southgate’s squad at St George’s Park on Monday after scoring his ninth goal in 11 games for Chelsea as the Blues eased to a 4-1 win over Southampton.

Sportsmail revealed on Tuesday how the Chelsea striker would accept Gareth Southgate’s call despite Nigeria’s efforts to persuade him to pledge his international future to the Super Eagles.

The 21-year-old, who is the Premier League’s joint leading scorer alongside Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero with seven goals, has two senior England caps to his name, won in friendlies against Germany and Brazil in 2017.

Nigeria’s Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, has called Bordeaux forward Josh Maja for the international friendly match against Ukraine billed for Dnipro Arena, Kyiv on September 10.

Their first choice would be to re-sign Kurt Zouma but, with the deal stalling, they are considering England Under-21 international Tomori instead.