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Spartak Trnava centre back – Izuchukwu Jude Anthony has been handed a late call-up ahead of Super Eagles friendly game against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in Austria on Friday, June 4.

The arrival of the Slovakia based defender on Wednesday night has now increased the number of players in camp to 21.

Izuchukwu [23yrs], will now compete for place in the starting eleven with the lines William Troost-Ekong, Chidozie Awaziem, Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Coliins and Valentine Ozorwanfor.

Coach Gernot Rohr received massive blow ahead of the game as certain key players such as Victor Osimhen, Simeon Nwankwo, Zaidu Sanusi, Semi Ajayi, Ola Aina, Tyronne Ebuehi, and Kevin Akpoguma, have all pulled out due to various degrees of injuries.

The last time the two countries met was in the Round of 16 of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt where Nigeria triumphed 3-2, with goals from Odion Ighalo [2x] and Alex Iwobi.

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