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By Chineze Ogugua

Kenneth Omeruo and Olarenwaju Kayode have been called upon by coach Gernot Rohr to replace injured duo of Ogenyi Onazi and Moses Simon as they begin preparations for their final 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Algeria.

Olanrewaju Kayode

Omeruo, who will replace Ogenyi Onazi was already on standby list, while Kayode is being called up for the first time to replace injured Odion Ighalo.

Most of the squad are already in the camp in Rabat to begin preparation for Friday’s game in Constantine.

The Super Eagles, who have already qualified for the World Cup, will take on the Desert Foxes at the Stade Mohamed Hamlaoui from 8.30pm Algerian time on Friday.

On Saturday, Rohr’s side will leave on a chartered flight to Krasnodar, where they will face Argentina in an international friendly on Tuesday.

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