Nigeria’s squad for Tuesday’s friendly with newly-crowned Europa League champions, Atletico Madrid, has been announced.
Super Eagles’ B Head Coach, Salisu Yusuf, has invited 23 players, among them highly–rated Plateau United striker Tosin Omoyele and Katsina United defender, Destiny Ashadi.
Akwa United FC goalkeeper Olorunleke Ojo, Enyimba FC forward Isiaka Oladuntoye, FC IfeanyiUbah defender Adeleye Olamilekan and Lobi Stars’ duo of Olufemi Kayode and Ebube Duru have also been called up.
A sprinkle of foreign–based players, including Alhassan Ibrahim, former U17 World Cup–winning captain Musa Muhammed and the Nwakali brothers (Chidiebere and Kelechi) are also included.
All invited players are expected to arrive at the Bolton White Apartments Hotel, Abuja on Friday, May 18, before the contingent moves to Uyo at the weekend.
Olufemi Kayode (Lobi Stars)
Olorunleke Ojo (Akwa United)
Olufemi Thomas (Rangers International)
Musa Muhammed (Lokomotiv Plovdiv)
Stanley Okoroma (MFM FC)
Ebube Duru (Lobi Stars)
Ikouwem Utin (Enyimba FC)
Adeleye Olamilekan (FC IfeanyiUbah)
Austin Opara (MFM FC)
Isiaka Oladuntoye (Enyimba FC)
Chinedu Ajana (Katsina United)
Raphael Ayagwa (Plateau United)
Destiny Ashadi (Katsina United)
Kelechi Nwakali (MVV Maastricht, Netherlands)
Alhassan Ibrahim (FK Austrian Wien)
Chidiebere Nwakali (Aberdeen FC, Scotland)
Usman Mohammed (Norway)
Dayo Ojo (Sunshine Stars)
Emem Eduok (Kasimpasa FC, Turkey)
Sadiq Umar (NAC Breda, Netherlands)
Tosin Omoyele (Plateau United)
Kadiri Samadi (Lobi Stars)
Ibrahim Alhassan (Kano Pillars)