Super Eagles call up U23 star Okereke for Egypt friendly

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Spezia of Italy forward and U-23 star, David Okereke has been called for the Super Eagles friendly against Egypt following his exploits against Libya on Monday.

It will be recalled that Okereke scored a goal for the Olympics Eagles after coming on a substitute during the 4-0 demolition of Libya in a 2019 U23 AFCON qualifier in Asaba.

He has also shown for his Serie B club causing 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 tomorrow afternoon in a friendly also in Asaba.


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