Austria Vienna striker Olanrewaju Kayode has been called up for for the Super Eagles friendly games against Senegal and Burkina Faso later this month.
It will be Kayode’s first run-out with the Eagles as he will replace the crocked Victor Osimhen who has been ruled out of the test games due to injury.
The 18-year-old Wolfsburg striker underwent surgery for a troublesome knee complaint 10 days ago and was effectively ruled out of the friendlies and Kayode was called up to take his place.
Kayode has played for the U17 National team, the Golden Eaglets and the Flying Eagles but will suit up for the Eagles for the first time.
The 23-year-old scored 13 goals in 37 games last season in all competitions and is already on 15 goals in all competitions this season with six assists to his name.
Kayode, who is known for his pace and all action style, was on target last weekend in a 3-0 win over SV Reid in the Austrian Bundesliga.