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AFCON 2017 qualifier: Oliseh unsure of Moses

Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh has said he will delay his choice of players like Chelsea loanee Victor Moses for next month’s all-important AFCON double-header against Egypt to be sure they will be available for the matches.
Victor Moses, who is on loan to West Ham from Chelsea, has not played under Oliseh since he took charge of the Eagles in July 2015, but he is now believed to be in the team’s plans as Nigeria pull all the stops to ensure they beat Egypt in Kaduna on March 26.
“Victor Moses is doing well, but he is always on and off, injured…okay…injured…okay…,” complained Oliseh.
“We will pick players who are fit and doing well, but we will only do that just about the time we will invite the players because what if I have a player on my head now and just when we will invite, he is injured or has some problems?”
The Eagles also disclosed he has not ruled out some new faces for the Egypt matches.
“It’s very possible (to call up new players) because this game is one we want to go with all the artillery we have,” he admitted. “Everyone who is doing well knows he will be considered for selection.” Egypt lead the AFCON qualifying group with six points after two rounds of matches, while Nigeria are second and two points behind with only the group winners guaranteed automatic qualification to the Nations Cup to be staged by Gabon in January 2017.
Tanzania and Chad are the other teams in the group.


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