Nigeria Football Federation has invited Feyenoord forward Cyriel Dessers for the international friendly matches against Mexico and Ecuador in the United States of America later this month.
Expressing his delight over his return to the Super Eagles after the team list for the two friendlies was released on Wednesday, Cyriel said, “We are back, let’s go”.
The Super Eagles Assistant Coach, Salisu Yusuf, had earlier released a list of 30 players including Team captain, Ahmed Musa and forward, Moses Simon.
The three-time African champions will square it up in friendlies with CONCACAF powerhouse, Mexico, at the AT & T stadium in Dallas, State of Texas on Saturday, May 28, before flying to New Jersey to tackle Ecuador at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison on Thursday, June 2.
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Yusuf, who is also the Head Coach of the home-based Eagles, CHAN, has included eight home-based players including goalkeepers Adewale Adeyinka and Ojo Olorunleke, defender Ibrahim Buhari and forwards, Victor Mbaoma and Ishaq Rafiu.
Only 25 players will make the final list for the tour, which is expected to prepare the team for next month’s 2023 African Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Sierra Leone in Abuja on the 9th of June and Sào Tomè & Principe in Marrakech, Morocco on the 13th of the same June.