Keshi Name 26 Glo NPFL Players For Afcon Qualifier

Nigeria senior men’s national team coach, Stephen Keshi has called up 26 players from the domestic league for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Chad.

Three-time winners Super Eagles will host Chad in Kaduna on 13 June in a Group G Afcon 2017 qualifier.

Seven players from Nigeria’s sole representatives in the Caf Confederation Cup, Warri Wolves, are included in the squad. Goo Premier League champions, Kano Pillars, have four of their players in the team, which also includes first-timers; goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa of Sunshine Stars, Enyimba’s Chinedu Udoji, Samuel Olabisi of FC Taraba and Michael Egbeta of Warri Wolves.

Egypt host Tanzania in the other Group G match.

Mfon Udoh Scored a Record 23 Glo Premier League Goals Last Season. Image: Enyimba FC via ShengolPixs.
Mfon Udoh Scored a Record 23 Glo Premier League Goals Last Season. Image: Enyimba FC via ShengolPixs.

THE FULL LIST

Goalkeepers: Daniel Akpeyi (Warri Wolves); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Sunshine Stars); Chidiebere Eze (Gabros International)

Defenders: Solomon Kwambe (Warri Wolves); Chibuzor Okonkwo (Gabros International); Idris Aloma (Enyimba FC); Chima Akas (Sharks FC); Nelson Ogbonnaya (Heartland FC); Azubuike Egwuekwe (Warri Wolves); Chinedu Udoji (Enyimba FC); Samuel Olabisi (FC Taraba); Kunle Odunlami (Sunshine Stars)

Midfielders: Nathaniel Joseph (Sharks FC); Michael Egbeta (Warri Wolves); Rabiu Ali (Kano Pillars); Igbinoba Esosa (Nasarawa United); Moses Ekpai Ubong (Kano Pillars); Henlong Charles (Giwa FC)

Forwards: Mfon Udoh (Enyimba FC); Gbolahan Salami (Warri Wolves); Ibrahim Shaibu (Giwa FC); Joe Omale (Dekina Dragons); Stanley Dimgba (Warri Wolves); Ezekiel Mbah (Kano Pillars); Onoriode Odah (Enugu Rangers); Azeez Shobowale (Kano Pillars)

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