Maikaba told the News Agency of Nigeria that the players had what was required to outclass South Africa on November 17 in Johannesburg.
The 21-year old will join other invited players for the all important 2019 AFCON qualifier against South Africa at FNB Stadium, Johannesburg.
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has hinted he could give a first cap to teenage forward Samuel Chukwueze‚ who plays for Villarreal in Spain’s La Liga‚ against Bafana Bafana in this month’s crucial Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
Chukwu told the News Agency of Nigeria that Mikel’s absence from the home and away fixture against Libya did not affect the Eagles, and now would not be different.
The Team Manager of El Marino Sports Club of Lagos, Anthony Akamagwuna, has advised the Super Eagles Head Coach, Gernot Rohr, to infuse more local players into the national team, while stressing that talents abound in the Nigerian local…
They also have a friendly encounter against the Cranes of Uganda at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba three days later.
Mikel, who scored for his Chinese club at the weekend, is yet to feature for the Nigerian side since Russia 2019 FIFA World Cup in June
The fans expressed their satisfaction with the result recorded by the Ahmed Musa-led team in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abakaliki.
Super Eagles’ gaffer, Gernot Rohr, stuck to his starting line up in the first leg in Uyo at the weekend but introduced Ola Aina in place of injured Shehu Abdullahi.
CAF Confederation Cup quarter finalists Enyimba FC’s captain, Mfon Udoh, and four other home-based professionals have been included in the list of 18 Super Eagles who will play the Lone Star of Liberia in an international friendly in…