Samuel Chukwueze and Emmanuel Dennis will not be part of Nigeria’s squad that will take on the Desert Foxes of Algeria.

Chukwueze and Dennis are both injured and will miss the highly anticipated friendly against the two-time African champions.

Dennis was a replacement for Adana Demirspor’s Henry Onyekuru.

Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa have also been ruled out of the game as a result of injury.

Portugal-based forward, Saviour Godwin and left-back Ebube Duru have been handed late call-ups by head coach, Jose Peseiro.


Saviour, who plays for Portuguese club,
Casa Pia has represented Nigeria at the U-17, U-20 and U-23 levels.

He helped Casa Pia gained promotion to the top-flight last season.

Duru is a key player for Nigeria Professional Football League champions Rivers United.

The defender was part of the team that played in the CAF Champions League against Watanga FC of Liberia on Sunday.


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