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Dennis Replaces Injured Onyekuru, Musa Also Out Of Algeria Friendly

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Nottingham Forest striker Emmanuel Dennis has been called up as replacement for Henry Onyekuru in Nigeria’s squad for the friendly against Algeria after the latter sustained an injury in Adana Demirspor’s 3-0 victory over Antalyaspor on Saturday.

It is not clear which player will come in for captain Ahmed Musa who also copped an injury over the weekend.

Super Eagles coach Jose Peseiro named a strong 25-man squad for the September 27 international friendly game against the Foxes of Algeria.

However, there have been a few changes to the squad, with Valentine Ozornwafor replacing Leon Balogun who got injured over the weekend.

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Dennis has played only eleven minutes of club football this season.

Injuries had ruled out the duo of Victor Osimhen and Umar Sadiq for the September 27 international friendly against former African champions Algeria.

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