England-based stars Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi, Carl Ikeme and Odion Ighalo are due in the Eag...
England-based stars Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi, Carl Ikeme and Odion Ighalo are due in the Eagles camp in France latest Wednesday morning, officials have disclosed.
Others expected in the camp are South Africa-based Daniel Akpeyi, Kenneth Omeruo, Gbenga Arokoyo, Leon Balogun, Raheem Lawal and Moses Simon.
Lazio midfielder Ogenyi Onazi led eight other players who traveled out with the assistant coaches and other backroom staff from Abuja on Tuesday.
They are goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, defenders Elderson Echiejile, Musa Muhammed, Abdullahi Shehu and Kingsley Madu, midfielder Etebo Oghenekaro and forwards Aminu Umar and Brown Ideye.
Of the original 26 players that were listed by interim coach Salisu Yusuf for the games against Mali and Luxembourg, the NFF have released captain Mikel Obi and his assistant, Ahmed Musa, for former captain Joseph Yobo’s testimonial game in Port Harcourt on Friday.
FC Porto defender Chidozie Awaziem is a big doubt and forwards Aaron Samuel and Victor Moses are out as a result of injury.
Defender William Troost Ekong will be on duty for his Norwegian club on Thursday and is only in consideration for the match against Luxembourg in Luxembourg City on Tuesday next week.