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42 man Squad released by Sia Sia

Coach calls 42 players to camp
Coach Samson Siasia has invited 22
home –based professionals and 20
overseas –based players for Nigeria’s
2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying
double-take against the Pharaohs of
Egypt this month.

Siasia, who was named last week as
Super Eagles’ Head Coach, passionately
appealed to all Nigerians, including
the sporting media, to rally round the
team and show belief as the Eagles
host the Egyptians in Kaduna on
Friday, March 25 and play away in
Alexandria on Tuesday, March 29.
The 22 home –boys are expected to hit
camp at the Bolton White Apartments,
Abuja on Sunday, March 6 before the
overseas –based boys arrive as from
Sunday, March 20.

“I want to passionately appeal to
Nigerians, everybody, to show belief in
the team and give us total support. It
will not be easy, but if we stick
together and present a united force to
fight this battle, I believe we will

“I have absolute faith in the players.
Nigeria is blessed with so many
talented footballers across the world
and I know that those we are inviting
for this match will give everything for
the six points in both matches.
Personally, I will give everything that I
have to offer for us to win both

The former Nigeria captain, who was
in the same position between
December 2010 and October 2011,
assured that only the best players who
“showed ability to run and decimate
the opposition” will be given
opportunity in both matches.

Home –Based Professionals below

Goalkeepers: Ikechukwu Ezenwa
(Sunshine Stars); Olufemi Thomas
(Enyimba FC); Emmanuel Daniel
(Enugu Rangers)

Defenders: Kalu Orji Okogbue (Enugu
Rangers); Chibuzor Okonkwo (FC
IfeanyiUbah); Mathew Etim (Enugu
Rangers); Austin Oboroakpo (Abia
Warriors); Sincere Seth (Rhapsody FC);
Segun Oduduwa (Nath Boys); Chima
Akas (Akwa United); Chris Madaki
(Kano Pillars); Oke Ogogatewho
(Sunshine Stars)

Midfielders: Ifeanyi Mathew (Kano
Pillars); Usman Mohammed (FC
Taraba); Etebo Oghenekaro (Warri
Wolves); Yau Hassan (Wikki Tourists);
Stanley Dimgba (Warri Wolves)

Forwards: Ezekiel Bassey (Enyimba
FC); Prince Aggrey (Kano Pillars);
Bright Onyedikachi (FC IfeanyiUbah);
Chisom Chikatara (Abia Warriors);
Godwin Obaje (Wikki Tourists)

Overseas –Based Professionals below

Goalkeepers: Carl Ikeme
(Wolverhampton Wanderers,
England); Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa
United, South Africa)

Defenders: Efe Ambrose (Celtic FC,
Scotland); Abdullahi Shehu (Uniao da
Madeira, Portugal); Elderson Echiejile
(AS Monaco, France); Stanley Amuzie
(Olhanense FC, Portugal); Godfrey
Oboabona (Caykur Rizespor, Turkey);
Kenneth Omeruo (Kasimpasa FC,

Midfielders: Ogenyi Onazi (SS Lazio,
Italy); John Mikel Obi (Chelsea FC,
England); Kelechi Iheanacho
(Manchester City, England); Azubuike
Okechukwu (Yeni Matalyspor, Turkey)

Forwards: Ahmed Musa (CSKA
Moscow, Russia); Moses Simon (KAA
Gent, Belgium); Victor Moses (West
Ham United, England); Aminu Umar
(Osmanlispor FK, Turkey); Odion
Ighalo (Watford FC, England); Aaron
Samuel (CSKA Moscow, Russia); Alex
Iwobi (Arsenal FC, England); Fanendo
Adi (Portland Timbers, USA)

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