Austria Wien of Austria forward Kayode Olanrewaju has been invited for the Super Eagles friendly matches against Senegal and Burkina Faso scheduled for late March by the national team boss Gernot Rhor in place of youngster Victor Osimhen, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
The Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday evening tweeted the latest development.
“Olanrewaju Kayode of Austria Wien has been invited in place of Victor Osimhen, who is still recovering from injury,” the NFF tweeted.
Olarenwaju earlier in the week spoke to the sporting media in Nigeria of his desire to be in the Nigeria national team set-up.
Ex-junior international Kayode, 23, has scored 15 goals in all competitions for Austrian Bumdesliga club Austria Wien this season.