Salisu Names 18-Man Squad For U-23 AFCON Qualifier Vs Tanzania

Salisu Yusuf, the Olympic Eagles head coach has named an 18-man squad for this side’s U-23 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Tanzania.

The head coach invited some unpopular foreign-based players for the clash.

Players training

Among the foreign-based players are former Flying Eagles striker, Success Makanjuola, Sirens FC of Malta player, Promise David and FC Vizela of Portugal’s Adeyemo Emmanuel.

The players and officials will depart to Dar es Salaam today for the first leg of the qualifier.

The Nigerian side will face Tanzania in the first leg on Saturday, with the reverse fixture scheduled for Ibadan next week.

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The Team In Full

1. isaiah Ejeh – Mjallby, Sweden.

2. Promise David – Sirens FC, Malta.

3. Michael Ologo Inainfe – Istanbulspor, Turkey.

4. Ogunniyi Oluwatimileyin Abiodun – Fk Auda, Latvia.

5. Adeyemo Oluwapelumi Emmanuel – FC Vizela, Portugal.

6. Success Makanjuola – CD Diocesano, Spain.

7. Hezekiah Okirikpo – Dundalk FC, Ireland.

8. Naziru Auwalu Ibrahim – Rangers Int’l.

9. Munir Idris – Niger Tornadoes.

10. Edidiong Enobong Ezekiel – Remo Stars.

11. Daniel Wotlai – Abia Warriors.

12. Christopher Nwaeze – Plateau United.

13. Evans Ogbonda – Akwa United.

14. Qudus Olamilekan Akanni – Remo Stars

15. Nathaniel Nwosu- Water FC Abuja.

16. Dominion Ohaka – Water FC Abuja.

17. Amah John – Box-to-Box FC.

18. Bamayi Calocho – Yum-Yum FC

Source: Complete Sports

Obiajulu Joel Nwolu

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