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The centre-back made a crucial blunder that saw lowly Central African Republic defeat the Super Eagles, leaving their hopes of qualifying for World Cup 2022 in jeopardy.

The Fatih Karagumruk star was named in Gernot Rohr’s starting XI as the Super Eagles hope to avenge their defeat to the Wild Beasts as well as boost their chances of qualifying for Qatar 2022.

Osimhen started the campaign on a disappointing note in August as he was sent off in the opening game against Venezia and subsequently missed the game against Genoa.

Within the four days, the Group C encounters of Days 3 and 4 between both teams will be accomplished, with the CAR hosting the return in Cameroon’s coastal city after the Confederation of African Football ruled that no football field in the Central African Republic is fit and proper for international matches.

Oyarekhua, who retired as an Assistant Commissioner of Police, was top scorer of the men’s football event of the 2nd All-Africa Games that Nigeria hosted in 1973, as the Green Eagles won the gold medal after a 2-0 win over Guinea in the Final. He featured for the Senior Men National Team between 1971 – 1975 and was known for his marksmanship in front of goal.

Skipper Ahmed Musa, deputy skipper William Ekong and goalkeepers Francis Uzoho and Daniel Akpeyi had arrived, alongside defenders Kevin Akpoguma, Jamilu Collins, Chidozie Awaziem, Leon Balogun, Calvin Bassey, Olaoluwa Aina, Abdullahi Shehu and Kenneth Omeruo.

Drogba was one of the best strikers during his illustrious playing career, and Osimhen revealed watching the ex-Galatasaray man has made him the player he is.

Uzoenyi, CHAN 2014 Most Valuable Player, who will be staging a return to the domestic league and club, last featured in the 2013/2014 season, after stints in South-Africa, Bosnia & Herzegovina and in the 2020/2021 season, featured for Montenegro side, OFK Titograd of Podgoria.