Why Iheanacho was left out of Super Eagles latest call ups

Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho missed being invited by manager Gernot Rohr when the German announced a 23-man roster for the upcoming international matches against Seychelles and Egypt.

The former Bayern Munich defender is sending a message to the Super Eagles stars with limited playing opportunities ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, with Iheanacho among the casualties.

Since the start of 2019, the Foxes number eight has accumulated a paltry 56 minutes in the Premier League from a possible 900 minutes, meaning he would have been lacking match fitness coming into the two games.
''Kelechi needs to play with his club. He also needs to take advantage of the international break to show his qualities to his new coach,'' Rohr explained to CAF's official website.
''I give him time but there is danger for the AFCON for those who do not play regularly in their clubs. The final list for the AFCON is far from being made for anyone.''
The uncapped Paul Onuachu, who plies his trade with FC Midtjylland in the Danish Superliga, has been called up as well as young strikers Victor Osimhen and Henry Onyekuru.

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