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NPFL Players Ruled Out of Super Eagles Clash With Algeria

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Nigeria Professional Football League players could miss the Super Eagles international match against Algeria on September 27 in Oran

The match is the Super Eagle’s 22nd meeting since January 10, 1973, during which the Eagles recorded nine wins, three draws, and nine defeats.
Super Eagles coach Jose Peseiro, who will announce his roster for the game in the coming days, may not be considering the NPFL players due to their inactivity for the past few months.
The Eagles assistant coach Finidi George said it was challenging to add the NPFL players to the roster for the Oran game as most of the Eagles B players are currently on vacation.
The Eagles will be without injured quartet Umar Sadiq, Akinkumi Amoo, Semi Ajayi, and Victor Osimhen in this encounter.

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It remains to be seen who will lead the Eagles’ offense for the game, with Osimhen and Sadiq eliminated from the tournament.
Enyimba defender Adekunle Adeleke responded by saying, “Coach decides who he invites to games and that includes NPFL players and I think he will make the best choice for the team.
However, Jamiu Alimi disagrees.
The former Kano Pillars and Akwa United defender says players who play for NPFL teams that compete in CAF competitions can play

 

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