Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier (Group E) against Seychelles which will be played on the 7th of September 2018. The Super Eagles will be without two key players captain John Mikel Obi with nursing an injury, while Victor Moses has retired from international duty. This was confirmed by German tactician Rohr with Chelsea FC star Moses and China-based Obi having played for Nigeria at the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals in Russia. “Mikel only has only just returned from a knock and needs to be allowed to regain his full fitness at his club,” Rohr said on BBC Africa. Eighteen players, who were part of the World Cup squad have been recalled by the coach, while Samuel Kalu, Jamilu Collins and Semi Ajayi received their maiden call-ups.

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