Dolphins FC striker Emem Eduok and Enyimba international goal-poacher Mfon Udoh are set to lead Nigeria’s home-based Eagles against Ghana in an international friendly organised for the official opening of the Uyo International Stadium.
The pair, who recently equaled the Glo Premier League record for most goals in a single season set by Jude Aneke in 2011, have 40 league goals in between them and are currently tied on 20 goals apiece.
The friendly encounter against Ghana’s ‘Black Stars’ comes up on Sunday, November 9, a week after they face off in a Nigeria league clash at the Liberation Stadium, Port-Harcourt.
Warri Wolves Gbolahan Salami, who himself have scored 15 goals this season, Sharks FC’s Christian Pyagbara, Enugu Rangers’ Osaguona Ighodaro, Kano Pillars’ duo of Rabiu Ali and Umar Zango and Sunshine Stars defender Somlomon Kwambe are also invited.
All invited players are to report at the Le Meridien Hotel in Uyo on Monday, 3rd November, 2014.
The Full squad:
Goalkeepers: Chigozie Agbim (Gombe United); Daniel Akpeyi (Warri Wolves); Theophilus Afelokhai (Kano Pillars)
Defenders: Solomon Kwambe (Sunshine Stars); Idris Aloma (El-Kanemi Warriors); Chimma Akas (Sharks); Nelson Ogbonna (Heartland); Azubuike Egwuekwe (Warri Wolves); Erhun Obanor (Bendel Insurance); Bright Esieme (Enyimba FC); Umar Zango (Kano Pillars)
Midfielders: Christian Pyagbara (Sharks); Charles Henlong (Giwa FC); Joseph Nathaniel (Sharks); Stanley Dimgba (Warri Wolves); Rabiu Ali (Kano Pillars); Chinedu Udeaga (Enugu Rangers); Kingley Sokari (Enyimba FC); Tony Edjomari (Nasarawa FC)
Forwards: Mfon Udoh (Enyimba FC); Christian Obiozor (Enugu Rangers); Gbolahan Salami (Warri Wolves); Osaguona Ighodaro (Enugu Rangers); Emem Eduok (Dolphins FC)