Home-based Super Eagles head coach Imama Amapakabo has named his 21-man squad for the 2019 WAFU-Fox Cup of Nations which will start on Saturday September 28 in Thies, Senegal, reports Completesports.com.
The Nigerian team and officials arrived Dakar Senegal on Thursday from where they will travel to the city of Thies.
Heartland goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa who has been included in the main Super Eagles squad for the friendly against Brazil next month is the only big absentee in the list.
Imama kept faith with majority of the players that lost 4-1 to the Hawks of Togo in the first leg of their African Nations Championship qualifier last weekend in Lome.
Lobi Stars left-back Udochukwu Anumudu and Wikki Tourists goalkeeper Abubakar Adamu have been called up to join the squad for the trip to Senegal.
The Eagles will face the Sparrow Hawks of Togo in their first game in the knockout competition on Sunday at the Stade Lat-Dior in Thies, Senegal.
THE FULL SQUAD
Goalkeepers: Adamu Abubakar (Wikki Tourists); Galadima Mohammed (Nasarawa United); Theophilus Afelokhai (Enyimba FC)
Defenders: Olisa Ndah (Remo Stars); Stephen Manyo (Enyimba FC); Udochukwu Anumudu (Lobi Stars); Okon Nya (Akwa United); Ebube Duru (Lobi Stars); Etboy Akpan (Akwa United); John Lazarus (Lobi Stars);
Midfielders: Sikiru Alimi (Lobi Stars); Fatai Gbadamosi (Shooting Stars); Williams Ukeme (Wikki Tourists); Ndifreke Effiong (Akwa United); Chisom Orji (Collin Edwin Academy); Olatunji Oluwadamilare (Enyimba FC); Samuel Matthias (Akwa United)
Forwards: Sunusi Ibrahim (Nasarawa United); Seth Mayi (Remo Stars); Tosin Omoyele (Plateau United); Mfon Udoh (Akwa United)
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