By Johnny Edward:
Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo will play no part in Tuesday’s international friendly match against the Uganda Cranes reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Omeruo who featured as one of the three centre-backs for Nigeria in Saturday’s 1-1 draw with the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nation qualifying match at the FNB stadium in Johannesburg has been excused from the game by the Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr CSN gathered.
The 25-year-old Leganes, Omeruo defender becomes the third Super Eagles player to have pulled out from the international friendly billed for the Stephen Keshi stadium, Asaba, Delta State.
The Leganes defender is expected to fly back to his base in Spain on Wednesday.
Ahead of Tuesday’s clash, Nigeria and Uganda have met seven times with the Cranes winning four times and drawing once.
Nigeria with two wins against Uganda will be hoping to avenge the 1-0 home loss suffered in 2015 at the Akwa Ibom International stadium.