Nigeria announces squad for CHAN qualifier | Nigeria News Today. Your online Nigerian Newspaper


Super Eagles coach, Salisu Yusuf, has invited Enyimba’s Mfon Udoh and MFM FC’s Stephen Odey, for their African Nations Championship qualifier against Togo or Benin Republic.

After a failed expedition in Rwanda 2016, the Nigeria would be hoping to battle for the top prize in the next edition that will be staged in Kenya.

Dele Ajiboye makes a return to the national team and is expected to give Ikechukwu Ezenwa a tough fight for the goalkeeper’s shirt.

Also making the cut are Kano Pillars’ Jamiu Alimi and MFM’s Sikiru Olatunbosun.


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 (Enugu Rangers) , 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 (Enugu Rangers)

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), Sunday Adetunji (Abia Warriors), Ifeanyi George (Enugu Rangers)

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