The Nigeria Football Federation has said ADO Den Haag right-back Tyronne Ebuehi will be handed another invitation to the Super Eagles after the 20-year-old on Monday opted out of the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Algeria in Uyo on November 12.
Coach Gernot Rohr on Saturday included Ebuehi in his 24-man squad for the crucial tie but the player said he would prefer to concentrate on his club career at the moment, adding that he might consider future invitations from Nigeria
Ebuehi is seen by Rohr as the solution to the team’s problematic right-back position but his withdrawal from the Algeria game caused widespread reactions in the media. The Chairman, Technical Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, Chris Green, on Tuesday said future invitations would be handed to the youngster, insisting that Ebuehi, who is also eligible to represent Holland, having been born in the European country to a Nigerian father, never rejected Nigeria. Read more