Nigeria Boss Gernot Rohr has handed PFC CSKA Sofia player Efosa Solomon-Otabor a late invitation into Super Eagles squad for the International friendly game against Brazil.
The Bolton Wanderers winger was invited to replace injured Bordeaux winger, Samuel Kalu who has been rules out of the mouthwatering clash billed for October 13 in Singapore.
Kalu injured himself in training with Bordeaux and subsequently missed the Paulo Sosa’s men 3-1 win away to Toulouse at Stadium de Toulouse on Saturday.
Viv Efosa Solomon-Otabor of PFC CSKA Sofia, Bulgaria has been called up by Coach Gernot Rohr to replace injured Bordeaux winger, Samuel Kalu for the 13th October friendly against Brazil in Singapore. #SoarSuperEagles #Team9jaStrong pic.twitter.com/Au102Nla2M
— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) October 6, 2019
Solomon-Otabor born who is in London to a Nigerian parent, Nigeria decided switch allegiance to Nigeria as he aims to follow the footsteps of his uncle Thompson Oliha who also played for the country.
The former Birmingham city star declined England U-21 team invitation last in 2018 , in order to wait for his chance with Nigeria.
Rohr has made changes to his squad as Tyronne Ebuehi was also called up to replace injured Kenneth Omeruo of Leganes.