Nigeria vs Ghana: It is not the right decision – Siasia criticizes Super Eagles’ squad list


Former Nigeria striker, Samson Siasia has faulted the Super Eagles 25-man squad list for this month’s 2022 World Cup playoffs against Ghana.

Last week, interim coach Austine Eguavoen released the names of those invited for the two-legged games and placed seven others on standby.

Akinkunmi Amoo and Ademola Lookman who got a maiden call-up and long term injury absentee Oghenekaro Etebo all made the cut.

Ogenyi Onazi, who has not played for Nigeria in almost over two years, was named on the standby list.

“You need to play people that understand themselves. If you bring new ones, it becomes difficult for them to understand themselves and play the partner you want to play.

“For me, it’s not the right decision to bring new players, you are better off with the ones you know already that have been playing together and understand themselves because you have three days to practice before you go to Ghana. So, for me, this is not the right list,” Siasia said.