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Last-minute replacement Dennis, Chukwueze out, Saviour, Ebube Duru in – Sport News

Emmanuel Dennis will not be part of the Super Eagles that will battle Algeria in a series of friendlies, and so too Samuel Chukwueze.

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However, Portugal-based forward Saviour Godwin and Rivers United left-back Ebube Duru have been handed late call-ups by the Eagles.

Nottingham Forest winger Dennis was drafted to the squad after Turkey-based Henry Onyekuru suffered an injury.

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But he has also now dropped out.

Saviour will get his chance with the Super Eagles after he has been capped at U17, U20 and U23 levels by Nigeria.

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He has been outstanding for Portuguese club Casa Pia after he helped them win promotion to the top flight this season.

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Ebube Duru from NPFL champions Rivers United will now be the only home-based .er in this party following a late invitation.

In the meantime, 18 .ers have already hit Constantine for the friendlies.

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Nigeria will . hosts Algeria first on Friday in Constantine, before they . a second match in Oran on September 27.

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