Victor Osimhen has been included in the Nigeria squad

Victor Osimhen has been included in the Nigeria squad

Lille's Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Lille Olympique Sporting Club (LOSC) and Saint-Etienne (ASSE) on August 28, 2019 at the "Pierre Mauroy" Stadium in Villeneuve d'Ascq, near Lille, northern France. (Photo by PHILIPPE HUGUEN / AFP) (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP via Getty Images)

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Lille’s Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen /AFP via Getty Images)

Napoli forward Victor Osimhen has been included in the Nigeria squad for home and away Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone after missing recent international friendlies through injury.

The 21-year-old and English Premier League duo Kelechi Iheanacho of Leicester City and Alex Iwobi of Everton are among eight attackers selected by German coach Gernot Rohr.

Another Nigerian at Leicester, midfielder Wilfred Ndidi, misses the matches in Benin City and Freetown because of an injury

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