Ozornwafor Replaces Injured Balogun For Algeria Vs Nigeria

Sochaux defender Valentine Ozornwafor has replaced Leon Balogun in the Tremendous Eagles 25-gentleman squad ahead of this month’s friendly activity in opposition to Algeria in Oran.

The Nigerian Soccer Federation (NFF) disclosed this on their Twitter cope with.

In accordance to the NFF, Ozornwafor was referred to as up due to injury to Queens Park Rangers new signing Balogun.

The former Rangers star featured for QPR and served them maintain a clean sheet in their goalless draw at household against Stoke Metropolis on Saturday.


“Update: Valentine Ozornwafor replaces wounded Leon Balogun for #Algeria clash,” the NFF wrote on Twitter.

Ozornwafor was to start with named up to the Tremendous Eagles in March 2019, for a welcoming activity in opposition to Seychelles and Egypt but was only an unused substitute.

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He at some point created his debut with the Eagles in a 1–0 friendly loss to the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon on 4 June 2021.

The Eagles will be hoping to history a to start with get versus Algeria due to the fact 2016 when they claimed a 3-1 get for the duration of qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA Globe Cup.

The pleasant activity will come up inside the Stade Olympique d’Oran on Tuesday, 27 September.

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