Head coach of the Nigeria under-23 national side, Samson Siasia, has named a list of 18 players for the make-or-mar All-Africa Games qualifier in Zambia.
The Dream Team VI will battle Zambia at the National Heroes stadium in Lusaka on Sunday and must win the game to qualify for the men’s football tournament of the 2015 All-Africa Games after playing out a goalless draw in Abuja.
The Flying Eagles trio of Taiwo Awoniyi, Mustapha Abdullahi and Bernard Bulbwa has been named in the final squad for Zambia.
Kano Pillars forward Ubong Ekpai and Enyimba’s Onyekakchi Peter is also listed on the squad.
This year’s All-Africa Games is slated for Congo Brazzaville in September.
The selected players for Zambia
Goalkeepers: Daniel Emmanuel, Akande Abiodun
Defenders: Obanor Erhun, Oduduwa Segun, Amuzie Stanley, Atanda Sodiq, Mustapha Abdullahi, Iroha Chukwuebuka
Midfielders: Azubuike Okechukwu, Godwin Savior, Mohammed Usman, Sokari Kingsley
Forwards: Etebo Oghenekaro, Ajayi Junior, Onyekachi Peter, Awoniyi Taiwo, Ubong Ekpai, Bernard Bulbwa