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2018 world cup qualifier Rohr: Why I invited Iheanacho, Iwobi, Success

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has explained why he invited young stars Isaac Success (Watford), Kelechi Iheanacho (Man City) and Alex Iwobi (Arsenal) for the World Cup qualifiers.

Iheanacho and Iwobi started both games against Zambia and Cameroon, while the Hornets’ number ten missed out as a result of injury.

“As the team and the country had been deeply affected by failing to qualify for the finals in Gabon, I wanted to bring in some younger players into the squad.

“This, of course, is without closing the door on anyone,”  Rohr told fifa.com.

Rohr is not totally neglecting experience and the likes of Mikel, Echiejile, Onazi, Ideye and Ahmed Musa were handed opportunities to add to the international caps against Zambia and Algeria.

Nigeria will face Cameroon in Uyo in their next World Cup qualifier in August.

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