Emmanuel Dennis has been drafted in as replacement for the Injured Henry Onyekuru in Nigeria’s squad for the international friendly against the Desert Foxes of Algeria.
Onyekuru was named in Nigeria’s 25-man squad for the game by head coach, Jose Peseiro on Saturday morning.
The 25-year-old however sustained an injury in his club Adana Demirspor’s 3-0 win at Antalyaspor later in the day.
He was replaced by compatriot, David Akintola at half-time.
According to a tweet from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Dennis will now take his place in the squad.
“Update: Emmanuel Dennis replaces injured Henry Onyekuru for Algeria,”reads a tweet on the NFF’s official Twitter handle.
Dennis joined Nottingham Forest from Watford this summer.
He was in action in Nottingham Forest’s 3-2 defeat to Fulham on Friday night.
The Super Eagles will take on Algeria at the Miloud Hadefi Stadium, Oran on Tuesday, September 27.
By Adeboye Amosu
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