The coach of Nigeria’s under-23 football team, Salisu Yusuf, has selected a group of 30 players to attend a training camp in preparation for the Africa U23 Cup of Nations final qualifying match against Guinea.
The list includes four goalkeepers, eight defenders, 10 midfielders, and eight forwards.
The match will take place on March 22nd, with Nigeria hosting the first leg at the Lekan Salami Stadium in Ibadan. All players are required to report to the Chida Hotel in Abuja on March 3rd before the team departs for Ibadan.
In the previous round, Nigeria drew 1-1 with Tanzania in Dar es Salaam and won 2-0 at home.
Here are the names of the players who have been called up:
Goalkeepers: John Amah (Sunshine Stars), Nurudeen Badmus (Dakkada FC), Ifeanyi Nchekwube (Akwa United), Oriya Joseph (Lobi Stars)
Defenders: 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)
Midfielders: 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)
Forwards: 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)