It is confirmed that Kelechi Iheanacho will miss the upcoming AFCON 2019 in Egypt.
Remember that Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr once said ‘club form’ will be a major factor in selecting players for the upcoming tournament.
Unfortunately, Ihenacho has struggled for game time in premier league side Leicester City, and his poor form was further glaring when he missed a glorious chance for his club in a title deciding tie against Manchester City.
The other player who has been dropped is Semi Ajayi of English club Rotherham United.
Below are the faces of the 23-man squad that will depart for Egypt, venue of the Nations Cup from Asaba on a chartered flight today: