Tuesday May 10, 2016. 10:04
Six overseas-based professionals led by Liverpool loanee Taiwo Awoniyi have confirmed they will be available for Nigeria’s Olympic team in an invitational tournament in South Korea later this month.
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The other pros confirmed are Imoh Ezekiel, Sodiq Popoola (Belgium), Azubuike Okechukwu (Turkey), Aajyi Junior (Tunisia) and Usman Mohammed (Portugal).
The bulk of the squad for the tournament will be players who are based in Nigeria and have ben in training camp in Abuja since last month.
The tournament will feature hosts Korea, Honduras and Denmark and it is preparatory to the Rio Olympics in August.