Nigeria vs Libya: Rohr Calls Up U23 Goalscorer, Okereke (Twitter)
Nigeria vs Libya: Rohr Calls Up U23 Goalscorer, Okereke (Twitter)

Super Eagles Head Coach Gernot Rohr has invited Spezia of Italy forward David Okereke for the friendly against Egypt on Tuesday after he netted against Libya’s U23s on Monday.

Concise News reports that Okereke was an impact substitute when he scored a goal and was denied another by the post after he came on late in Monday’s 4-0 demolition of Libya in a 2019 U23 AFCON qualifier at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba.

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The 21-year-old has also shone for his Serie B club thereby inviting interests from several top clubs across Europe.

Rohr dashed straight to the U23s’ dressing room after the match to extend an invitation to the Abuja Football College graduate.

The three-time African champions host 2019 AFCON hosts Egypt on Tuesday afternoon in a friendly also in Asaba, the Delta State capital.