Deportivo la coruna’s Francis Uzoho and Russian born Brian Idowu have thanked the coaching crew of the Super Eagles for the opportunity to play for Nigeria.
They also declared their readiness for Tuesday’s friendly against Argentina in Krasnodar, Russia.
The new invitees spoke on a Channels Television program.
Uzoho said he was happy to be in the team and ready to take his chance.
According to him, “I want to thank all those who clamoured for my inclusion in the team and the coaches for the confidence they have in me.
“I’m here to learn but I’m also ready to do my best if given the opportunity to do so.”
25-year-old Idowu, who plays for Amkar Perm in Russia, is also upbeat about his chances with Nigeria.
He said, “It’s nice to join up with the team and I want to give my best if I get the chance to play.
“I want to do well for Nigeria and repay the faith they have in me.”