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Nottingham Forest’s Dennis replaces injured Onyekuru for Algeria

Nottingham Forest forward, Emmanuel Dennis has been announced as Henry Onyekuru’s replacement in Nigeria’s squad for the international friendly against the Desert Foxes of Algeria.

According to a tweet from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), the versatile striker has been drafted into Jose Peseiro’s squad for the game billed for Tuesday, September 27.

“Update: Emmanuel Dennis replaces injured Henry Onyekuru for Algeria,” reads a tweet on the NFF’s official Twitter handle.

Onyekuru picked up an injury in his Turkish club, Adana Demirspor’s 3-0 win against Antalyaspor on Saturday night.

The 25-year-old was replaced by compatriot, David Akintola at half-time.

He is the second player to pull out of the game after centre-back, Leon Balogun was replaced by Valentine Ozornwafor on Saturday night.

The Super Eagles camp will open for the game on Monday in Constantine.

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