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Henry Onyekuru replaces Odion Ighalo in Nigeria squad

November 8, 2018 10:53 AM
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Galatasary forward Henry Onyekuru has been called up from the standby list to replace Odion Ighalo ahead of Nigeria's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in South Africa on November 17.

Ighalo sustained an injury on Wednesday while playing for Changchun Yatai against Tianjin Quanjian in the Chinese Super League, and will now sit out the Super Eagles' meeting against Bafana Bafana, having missed out on the reverse fixture in similar circumstances.

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