One of the most in-form strikers of the Super Eagles, Paul Onuachu has been handed a late call up to the Super Eagles squad that will face Algeria and Tunisia in the upcoming FIFA international window break due for the second of October.

The Nigeria Football Federation made this known through a tweet on the official handle of the football body on Sunday morning. In the tweet, it was revealed that the lanky striker will replace Victor Osimhen in the Super Eagles attack. The reason for this swap wasn’t stated in the tweet.

Paul Onuachu plays for Genk in Belgium alongside, and have scored seven times so far this season in seven appearances averaging one goal per match, one of the best ratio so far this season.

The six feet plus striker was part of the Super Eagles that won a bronze medal in the last Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. He is expected to get his seventh cap for the Super Eagles as he is now available for selection in the two friendlies slated for 9th and 13th of October in Austria against Algeria and Tunisia respectively.

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