Cyprus-based goalkeeper Francis Uzoho is ill and has been replaced by Enyimba’s John Noble on the Super Eagles squad for decisive World Cup qualifiers against Liberia and Cape Verde later this month.
The Super Eagles announced that Uzoho is ill.
Noble will now be the only player from the NPFL for the qualifiers against Liberia in Morocco on November 13 and Cape Verde three days later in Lagos.
The two other goalkeepers on the squad are Maduka Okoye of Sparta Rotterdam and Daniel Akpeyi from South African club Kaizer Chiefs.
Group leaders Nigeria need two points from the two final group games to advance to the playoffs in March next year.