Rivers United attacker, Rafiu Kayode, and Enyimba striker, Victor Mbaoma have both expressed excitement and appreciation following their invitation to the Super Eagles squad that will face Mexico and Ecuador in international friendly matches.
The first assistant coach of the Super Eagles, Salisu Yusuf voted Kayode, and seven other home-based professionals in the list of players invited to prosecute both international friendly matches.
The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) players who have made the provisional list are the pair of goalkeepers, Adewale Adeyinka (Akwa United) and Ojo Olorunleke (Enyimba).
Others are the duo of defenders, Isa Ali (Remo Stars), Ibrahim Buhari (Plateau United) while midfielders are Chiamaka Madu (Rivers United) and Babatunde Afeez Nosiru (Kwara United).
The two home-based forwards against the ‘A’ Men National Teams of Mexico and Ecuador in the United States of America are Victor Mbaoma (Enyimba) and Ishaq Rafiu Kayode (Rivers United).