Before this month’s match against Guinea in the final qualifying round for the Africa U23 Cup of Nations, head coach Salisu Yusuf has called 30 players to camp.
There are four goalkeepers on the list, along with eight defenders, ten midfielders, and eight strikers.
On Wednesday, March 22, Nigeria—which defeated Tanzania in the race’s second round—will face Guinea in the first leg of the match at the Lekan Salami Stadium in Ibadan.
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Prior to the contingent’s departure for the capital of Oyo State, all players have been instructed to report at the Chida Hotel in Abuja on Friday, 3 March.
The Olympic Eagles and Tanzania drew 1-1 in the second round of the series in Dar es Salaam, then a week later thrashed Tanzania 2-0 at the Lekan Salami Stadium.
ALL THE INVITED PLAYERS:
John Amah (Sunshine Stars); Nurudeen Badmus (Dakkada FC); Ifeanyi Nchekwube (Akwa United); Oriya Joseph (Lobi Stars)
Christopher Nwaeze (Plateau United); Desmond Ojietefian (Shooting Stars); Okechukwu Chikason (Enyimba FC); Anthony Anieke (Akwa United); Samuel Olamilekan (Niger Tornadoes); Benjamin Tanimu (Bendel Insurance); Evans Ogbonda (Port Harcourt City); Umar Ahmed Farouk (Gombe United)
Daniel Wotlai (Abia Warriors); Akanni Qudus (Remo Stars); Auwalu Naziru (Rangers Int’l); Chibuike Nwaiwu (Enyimba FC); Divine Nwachukwu (Bendel Insurance); Taofeek Malomo (Shooting Stars); Samuel Chisom (Kwara United); Samaila Sarki (Bendel Insurance); Kumaga Suur (Lobi Stars); Inye Green (Ibani United)
Munir Idris (Niger Tornadoes); Ahmed Jimoh (Kwara United); Ezekiel Edidiong (Remo Stars); Ifeanyi Ogba (Akwa United); Umar Ibrahim (El-Kanemi Warriors); Alkasin Deji Yusuf (Dakkada FC); Mojereola Suleiman (Sunshine Stars); Akile Monday (Lobi Stars).