The tentative Super Eagles squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, which was submitted to the Confederation Confederation Of African Football (CAF) by former Nigeria Men’s Football Team coach Gernot Rohr before his dismissal, has been leaked.
According to the list which was posted by veteran journalist, Solace Chukwu on twitter, Ademola Lookman of Leicester City made the 40 man list.
The Franco-German had invited Ademola Lookman of Leicester City and Augustine Iwuji of Almasry as the two new players.
Other 38 footballers had been invited one time or the other.
However with his sack, things were expected to change.
The final 28 man list was released on Christmas day and the Leicester City star missed out with Kelechi Nwakali who was never on the list making it.
Below is the 40 man list:
In the final 28 man list released by the NFF ,former Nigerian youth stars Kelechi Nwakali and Olisa Ndah made it ahead of Leicester’s Ademola Lookman and Calvin Bassey of Glasgow Rangers .