CHAN qualifier: Nigeria announces squad

Super Eagles coach, Salisu Yusuf, has invited Enyimba’s Mfon Udoh and MFM FC’s Stephen Odey, for their African Nations Championship qualifier against Togo or Benin Republic.

After a failed expedition in Rwanda 2016, the Nigeria would be hoping to battle for the top prize in the next edition that will be staged in Kenya.

Dele Ajiboye makes a return to the national team and is expected to give Ikechukwu Ezenwa a tough fight for the goalkeeper’s shirt.

Also making the cut are Kano Pillars’ Jamiu Alimi and MFM’s Sikiru Olatunbosun.

LIST IN FULL

Goalkeepers:

Ikechukwu Ezenwa (FC IfeanyiUbah);

Theophilus Afelokhai (Enyimba FC),

Okiemute Odah (Lobi Stars),

Dele Ajiboye (Plateau United)

Defenders:

Jamiu Alimi (Kano Pillars);

Orji Kalu (Rangers International);

Stephen Eze (FC IfeanyiUbah);

Ariwachukwu Emmanuel (Akwa United);

Elisha Golbe (Plateau United);

Chima Akas (Enyimba FC);

Nasiru Sani (Katsina United),

Osas Okoro (Enugu Rangers) ,

Chinedu Ajanah (ABS FC)

Midfielders:

Hafiz Aremu (Akwa United);

Emeka Atuloma (Rivers United);

Raphael Ayagwa (Lobi Stars);

Ifeanyi Ifeanyi (Akwa United);

Rabiu Ali (Kano Pillars),

Samuel Mathias (El-Kanemi Warriors),

Alhassan Ibrahim (Akwa United),

Chiamaka Madu (Enugu Rangers)

Forwards:

Mfon Udoh (Enyimba FC);

Prince Aggreh (FC IfeanyiUbah);

Sikiru Olatubosun (MFM FC),

Thomas Zenke (Nasarawa United);

Austin Oladapo (Gombe United),

Stephen Odey (MFM FC);

Kingsley Eduwo (Lobi Stars),

Sunday Adetunji (Abia Warriors),

Ifeanyi George (Enugu Rangers)

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