Niger Tornadoes Release 11 Players, Retain 8 Ahead of New Season

The 2018/19 Aiteo Cup runners up and Nigeria’s second representative in this year’s CAF Confederations Cup, Niger Tornadoes FC have announced in a Press Release the release of eleven players from the club.

The decision comes from the club’s Management and Technical Crew, which is seen as a need to bolster the team ahead of their first leg CAF Confederations Cup fixture with Santoba FC of Conakry and also the 2019/20 football season.

The club, however, retained the services of eight players, while they have invited twenty players for pre-season training.

Players released from their contract include Olayinka Yusuf, Gwaza Lorliam, Ayo Adetola, Moses Ugwu, Mubarak Sai’d, Mohammed Hussaini, Abashya Gyemini, Chizoba Ndukwe, Obinna Jacob, Hassan Saba, and Friday Kaburu.

Mustapha Aliko, Reuben Ogbonnaya, Dosso Saib, Bashir Azado, Ismaila Sarki, Ahmadu Liman, Mustapha Jibrin and Erick Frimpong.

Some of the 20 players invited by the Ikon Allah include Segun Alebiosu and Ifeanyi Okoye from Kwara United, Kamara Aziz and Godwin Zaki from Rangers In’t, Chinonso Udeh from Ifeanyi Ubah, Christopher Lolo from Akwa United, Bamidele Ayodeji from HNK Rijeka Croatia, Moses Ocheji from Remo Stars, and Abdullahi Musa Wakili from Wikki Tourists.