As the Russia 2018 World cup gradually approaches, Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has begun to extend invitation to players for tune up friendlies in readiness for the competition.
Spanish La Liga side UD Las Palmas on Monday night confirmed the receipt of Nigeria Football Federation invitation letter for their midfielder Etebo Oghenekaro for the double header friendlies against Poland and Serbia in March.
Etebo who came to limelight while representing Dream Team VI in RIO 2016 Olympics joined the Spanish side on loan during the winter transfer window.
He has played two games for the team and recorded one win and one draw.
The club confirmed through their Twitter handle @UDLP_official.
— UD Las Palmas (@UDLP_Oficial) February 12, 2018
The former Warri Wolves midfielder who has made 10 caps for Nigeria made 18 appearances for CD Feirense and scored four goals this season before he switched to the spanish side.