Gernot Rohr Extends Invitation To U23 Forward, Okereke For Egypt Match


U23 Forward, Okereke Gets Super Eagles Call up

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Basic Sports in Nigeria can report that Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has called up Spezia of Italy forward, David Okereke for the international friendly match against Egypt scheduled for Tuesday at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba.

Okereke made an impact when he scored a tap in goal and was denied another goal by the post after he came on late in 4-0 demolition of Libya in a 2019 U23 AFCON qualifier in Asaba.

He has been in his best form this season for his Serie B side, having scored 8 goals and 10 assists for the club. Hence, attracting interests from several top clubs across Europe.

Eagles coach Gernot Rohr dashed straight to the U23s’ dressing room after the match to extend an invitation to the Abuja Football College graduate Okereke.

The three-time African champions host 2019 AFCON hosts Egypt on Tuesday at 4:00 pm in a warm-up game ahead 2019 African Nationa Cup in Egypt in June this year.


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