Samson Siasia has selected Liverpool forward Taiwo Awoniyi and 19 other players for next month’s ...
Samson Siasia has selected Liverpool forward Taiwo Awoniyi and 19 other players for next month’s Suwon Invitational Tournament in Korea Republic.
The list is dominated by players who featured against the Brazil U-23 in a friendly in that country two months ago, which Nigeria won 1-0.
While two new faces Emiloju Julius and Abdulrahman Taiwo break into the team, and winger Saviour Godwin also makes a return to the team after a long absence.
The team is made up of 12 home -based and eight overseas –based professionals overall.
The Full 20 Man Squad
Goalkeepers: Emmanuel Daniel, Yusuf Mohammed Defenders: Emmanson Daniel, Sincere Seth, Ndifreke Effiong, Segun Oduduwa, Stanley Amuzi, Julius Emiloju, Erhun Obanor
Midfielders: Saturday Erimuya, Azubuike Okechukwu, Usman Mohammed, Stanley Dimgba, Sodiq Popoola, Saviour Godwin
Forwards: Taiwo Awoniyi, Ubong Ekpai, Abdulrahman Taiwo, Nathan Oduwa, Tiongoli Tonbara