Yusuf names strong Nigeria squad for CHAN qualifiers

Yusuf names strong Nigeria squad for CHAN qualifiers
Ifeanyi Ifeanyi - Akwa United

by Graeme Jackson

Tuesday Jul 11, 2017. 11:00

Nigeria chief coach Salisu Yusuf has named a strong 30-man squad for the upcoming 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers.

The Super Eagles will go into camp before they take on the winner between Togo and Benin in CHAN qualifiers next month.

The first-leg is scheduled to take place in either Cotonou, Benin or Lome, Togo on the weekend of 11th-13th August.

The return leg will then take place in Nigeria on 19 August. The Super Eagles finished third at the 2014 CHAN finals in South Africa.

Stephen Odey, the current Nigeria Professional Football League top goalscorer and Plateau United star Elisha Golbe are part of the squad.

Full List:

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 (Rangers International), 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 (Rangers International)

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), SundayAdetunji (Abia Warriors), Ifeanyi George (Rangers International)

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