Siasia Picks 21 Players For Tunisia Trip

Siasia Picks 21 Players For Tunisia Trip

–National U-23 Eagles coach also listed 32 players for Super six

Chief Coach of the National U-23 Eagles, Samson Siasia has selected 21 players who will tackle the Tunisia U-23 men’s team in a two legged encounter in Tunis and also 32 players who will also take part in the forth coming Super 6 Globacom Premier League pre-season tournament coming up this weekend in Abuja.

Addressing the players before releasing the list, Coach Siasia said the players were selected based on their performance and that none of the two teams is first or second, and that both teams are one and the same and as such the players should not go home feeling comfortable that they have been selected.

“Myself and technical crew have selected the two teams so as to present strong teams in both competitions so that we will not be disgraced, so all you guys need to do is go out there and show the world what you have to offer, as that is the only way you can finally make this team”
The 21 players for Tunisia are goalkeepers Daniel Emmanuel Shinkut, Akande Abiodun Asimiyu and Bala Yusuf Mohammed.

Others are defenders Okorom Stanley, Obanor Erhun, Oduduwa Segun Tope, Sani Faisal, Amuzie Stanley, Sincere Muenfuh Seth, Azubuike Okechukwu Godson, Effiong Emmanuel Etim, Obochi Peter Eneojo, Godwin Savior Amunde, Odibo Godwin, Tiongoli Tonbara, Omofoman Freedom, Etebo Oghenekaro Peter, Ajayi Oluwafemi Junior, Adetunji Sunday, Peter Onyekachi Samuel and Ewenike Achibi Chibuike.

The selected 32 players for the Globacom Premier League pre-season tournament are Usman Mohammed, Newman Doubra, Solomon Ayoleke, Ikenna Nwobusi, Faisal Sheriff, Iroha Chukwuebuka, Christopher Madaki, Chijioke Omeke, Olawale Doyeni, Moughara Dede, Temitope Jayeola, Michael Ibe Okoro, Edmund Chinedu, Ubakanma Peter, Sunday Lawrence, Eze Chisom, Chinedu Obasi and Osita Simon.

Others are Oyeleye Adenyi, Izumi Okoronkwo, Josemaria Oteze, Jonah Usman, Daniel Amackson, Andrew Michael, Emmanuel .S. Daniel, Baker Ebiabowei, Ola Adeyemo, Akande Abiodun, Jonatham Osondu, Ichull Lordson, Austine Amutu, Abubakar Danbala, Ibrahim Adamu, Yahaya Adamu and Zaradeen Usman.

Coach Siasia will handle the team to Tunisia while Coach Fatai Amoo will be in charge of the team taking part in the Super 6.


  • OLADELE KOLAWOLE 4 years ago

    May the God of soccer be with you

  • They will certainly make headway by the grace of God.