Olympic Eagles head coach Imama Amapakabo has named Kelechi Nwakali, Azubuike Okechukwu, Taiwo Awoniyi and Tom Dele-Bashiru in his final 21-man squad for the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, reports Completesports.com.
Amapakabo also named former FlyingEagles defender Valentine Ozornwafor, Austria-based winger Sunday Faleye; NPFL goal king, Ibrahim Sunusi and Orji Okonkwo in his squad.
Players and officials of the team left Abuja for Egypt on Thursday afternoon for the competition.
The Eagles will start their campaign against Cote d’l voire on November 9 at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo.
South Africa and Zambia are the other teams in their group.
The competition will run from November 8th to November 28th.
The top three teams in the competition will represent Africa in the football event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The Olympic Eagles Full Squad
Goalkeepers: Adamu Abubakar , Mohammed Galadima, Kingdom Osayi
Defenders: Olisa Ndah, Valentine Ozorwanfor, Sincere Seth, Josiah Chukwudi, Anthony Izuchukwu, Samuel Atavti, Bitok Stephen
Midfielders: Ibrahim Sunusi, Kelechi Nwakali, Sunday Faleye, Ndifreke Effiong, Azubuike Okechukwu, Tom Dele-Bashiru, Muyiwa Olabiran, Aliyu Yau Adam
Forwards: Taiwo Awoniyi, Bright Enobakhare, Orji Okonkwo
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