Azeez in line to replace Ndidi in Super Eagles squad for October friendlies

Granada Cf and Super Eagles midfielder, Ramon Azeez may be called upon to field in for injured Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi ahead of October friendlies.

Ndidi pulled out of Nigeria’s friendlies against Cote d’Ivoire and Tunisia due to injury.


The holding midfielder has been managing the injury since the start of the season and has been advised by Leicester City medical team to take a break.


Ndidi will undergo further tests today Wednesday before his return to action can be determined.


Head coach Gernot Rohr is expected to name a replacement for the former Genk of Belgium star ahead of the games.


Granada of Spain midfielder Ramon Azeez is the only midfielder included on the standby list by Rohr.


The friendly fixtures against the Elephants and Carthage Eagles will hold on October 9 and 13 respectively in Austria.



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