NFF Technical Director Augustine Eguavoen has made a final selection of 23 players to make up the Super Eagles squad for next month’s friendly against Mexico at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in California, USA.
Eguavoen who will take charge of the entirely home-based team cut five players from the original list including Rivers United defensive stalwart Ifeanyi Anaemena.
Also out of the team are Christopher Nwaeze (Kwara United), Shaibu Suleman (PKE FC Lagos) and Ekundayo Ojo (Enyimba FC) while Rangers’ Chinonso Ezekwe reportedly left camp to complete a move abroad.
23 Players For Mexico Friendly
Goalkeepers: Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Heartland FC); John Noble (Enyimba FC); Nwabali Stanley Bobo (Lobi Stars)
Defenders: Olisa Ndah (Akwa United); Adekunle Adeleke (Abia Warriors); Tope Olusesi (Rangers International); Imoh Obot (Enyimba FC); Tebo Franklin Degaulle (Nasarawa United); Lawal Oriyomi Murtala (Kwara United); Enyinnaya Kazie (Rivers United)
Midfielders: Anthony Shimaga (Rangers International); Seth Mayi (Akwa United); Uche Onwuasonaya (Plateau United); Samuel Nnoshiri (Katsina United)
Forwards: Anayo Iwuala (Enyimba FC); Stephen Jude (Kwara United); Ibrahim Olawoyin (Rangers International); Charles Ashimene (Akwa United); Auwalu Ali Malam (Kano Pillars); Nenrot Emmanuel (Plateau United); Abdulmutalif Sanusi (Katsina United); Sunday Adetunji (Rivers United); Mohammed Zulkifilu (Plateau United)