Nigeria invites 23 players for Atletico Madrid friendly

Sadiq Umar
Sadiq Umar

The Super Eagles’ B Head Coach, Salisu Yusuf, has invited 23 players for the eagerly anticipated glamour friendly match with newly –crowned Europa League kings, Atletico Madrid FC of Spain.

The friendly match is billed for the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Tuesday,

Topping the list of invitees is highly –rated Plateau United striker, Tosin Omoyele, as well as Katsina United defender, Destiny Ashadi.

There are also call-ups for Akwa United FC goalkeeper Olorunleke Ojo, Enyimba FC forward Isiaka Oladuntoye, FC IfeanyiUbah defender Adeleye Olamilekan and Lobi Stars’ duo of Olufemi Kayode and Ebube Duru.

Some foreign-based actors, including Alhassan Ibrahim, former U17 World Cup –winning captain Musa Muhammed and the Nwakali brothers (Chidiebere and Kelechi) were also included.

All invited players are expected to arrive at the Bolton White Apartments Hotel, Abuja on Friday before the contingent moves to Uyo at the weekend.

INVITED PLAYERS

Olufemi Kayode (Lobi Stars)

Olorunleke Ojo (Akwa United)

Olufemi Kayode (Rangers International)

Musa Muhammed (Lokomotiv Plovdiv)

Stanley Okoroma (MFM FC)

Ebube Duru (Lobi Stars)

Ikouwem Utin (Enyimba FC)

Adeleye Olamilekan (FC IfeanyiUbah)

Austin Opara (MFM FC)

Isiaka Oladuntoye (Enyimba FC)

Chinedu Ajana (Katsina United)

Raphael Ayagwa (Plateau United)

Destiny Ashadi (Katsina United)

Kelechi Nwakali (MVV Maastricht, Netherlands)

Alhassan Ibrahim (FK Austrian Wien)

Chidiebere Nwakali (Aberdeen FC, Scotland)

Usman Mohammed (Norway)

Dayo Ojo (Sunshine Stars)

Emem Eduok (Kasimpasa FC, Turkey)

Sadiq Umar (NAC Breda, Netherlands)

Tosin Omoyele (Plateau United)

Kadiri Samadi (Lobi Stars)

Ibrahim Alhassan (Kano Pillars)

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