Keshi Hands Invited Oversees-Based Pros 3 June Deadline

Coach of the Nigeria senior national men’s team, Stephen Keshi, has notified all invited foreign-based stars to report in camp on or before 3 June.

Keshi has called-up 15 oversees-based stars alongside 27 others from the domestic league for camping ahead of a 2017 Africa Cup of Nationa (Afcon) qualifier at home to Chad on 13 June.

“I want all the foreign based players in camp on or before midnight on Wednesday, June 3,” Keshi told thenff.com.

“Apart from Aaron Samuel who is still involved with his club and has been granted special permission to report to camp after that deadline, I expect to have everybody in by June 3.”

Aaron Samuel Has Scored Two Goals After Six Nigeria Caps. Image: AFP.
Aaron Samuel Has Scored Two Goals After Six Nigeria Caps. Image: AFP.

Keshi added: “They are to report to the Bolton White Hotels and Apartments where their home based colleagues have been camped since May 21.”

The home-based Eagles faced Spotlight of Katsina in a friendly match to open the new Karkanda Stadium in Katsina on Tuesday.

They are expected back in Abuja on Wednesday while training will resume at the Abuja National Stadium on Thursday.

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