Nigeria Vs Cameroon: Nwakaeme Set For Eagles Call-Up; Osimhen, Omeruo Doubtful

Nigeria Vs Cameroon: Nwakaeme Set For Eagles Call-Up;  Osimhen, Omeruo Doubtful

By Johnny Edward

Hapoel Be’er Sheva forward Anthony Nwakaeme has been called up to the Super Eagles squad to face Cameroon in a 2018 World Cup qualifiers matchday 3 clash in September, reports.

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is expected to release his squad for the crucial game this week.

Nwakaeme has been in blistering form for his Israeli side, scoring five goals and providing three assists in six appearances this term.

The 28-year-old is expected to be joined in the team by Mikel Obi and Odion Ighalo who will be making a return just as Chelsea star Victor Moses.

Other players expected to be named in the squad for the crucial game are regular call- ups John Ogu, Wilfred Ndidi, Wiliam Troost Ekong, Leon Balogun, Elderson Echiejile and Ogenyi Onazi. also reliably gathered that the pair of Victor Osimhen and Kenneth Omeruo are major doubts while Aaron Samuel’s recall has been put on hold.

Nigeria lead Group B with six points, four ahead of second placed Cameroon who they host on 1 September at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo.

A win for Nigeria will further boost the Super Eagles chances of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup to be held in Russia.


  • He deserve the call up, he is consistent.

  • Well done coach Rorh

  • Kenneth omeruo is an ass.. don’t have any business again in the eagles

  • Aleks 1 year ago

    Great call! Was wondering what else this guy needs to do to show that he deserves a call up. He’s been a consistent scorer for his club over three seasons and Israeli league is comparable to the middle level leagues in Europe.
    We only hope and pray that he carries his club form into Super Eagles

  • Chuchu 1 year ago

    What a great Call up… Tony Nwakaeme will definitely make a difference in the Super Eagles Squad

  • sebon 1 year ago

    Tony DN9 ur face clear….

  • Precious Okengwu 1 year ago

    He merits it! I hope he replicates the same form for the Super Eagles. Please what about Ola Aina? i think he should be called up, even Nura Abdullahi. Cyril Desserts should also be called up even if not for this particular match.

  • Good news….. Dis guy should have been called up for long why now