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Oliseh names 19 for Oct 5 CHAN qualifying fixture

Sunday Oliseh
Sunday Oliseh

Super Eagles manager, Sunday Oliseh has invited 19 domestic professionals for next month’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifying fixture against Burkina Faso.

The domestic lads are expected to commence camping in Port Harcourt on Monday, October 5.

Top joint-scorer in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Tunde Adeniji is joined by Warri Wolves’ marksman, Gbolahan Salami, Solomon Kwambe, Idris Aloma, Usman Mohammed, Ezekiel Bassey and Bature Yaro.

There are also goalkeepers, David Obiazor and Okemute Odah, defenders Kalu Orji and Jamiu Alimi, former junior international midfielder, Ifeanyi Mathew and forwards, Dayo Ojo and Godwin Obaje.

All the invited players are expected to report in Port Harcourt on Monday, October 05 ahead of the first leg clash against the Etalons at the Adokiye Amiesieamaka Stadium on Sunday, October 18. The return leg fixture comes up in Ouagadougou on Sunday, October 25.

All six home-based professionals who will be in Belgium with the mainstream squad for the two international friendly ties against DR Congo and Cameroon, on October 08 and 11 respectively will join the 19 players on their return to the country on Monday, October 12.

These are goalkeepers Femi Thomas (Enyimba FC) and Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Sunshine Stars), defenders Chima Akas (Sharks FC) and Austin Oboroakpo (Abia Warriors), midfielder Paul Onobi (Sunshine Stars) and forward Prince Aggrey (Sunshine Stars).

The full list:

Goalkeepers: David Obiazor (Heartland FC); Okemute Odah (Warri Wolves)

Defenders: Kalu Orji (Enugu Rangers); Solomon Kwambe (Warri Wolves); Idris Aloma (Enyimba FC); Samson Gbadebo (Lobi Stars); Jamiu Alimi (Shooting Stars); Stephen Eze (Sunshine Stars)

Midfielders: Abdulrazaq Abdul (Enyimba FC); Ifeanyi Mathew (El-Kanemi Warriors); Usman Mohammed (FC Taraba); Bature Yaro (Nasarawa United); Osas Okoro (Enugu Rangers)

Forwards: Ezekiel Bassey (Enyimba FC); Gbolahan Salami (Warri Wolves); Godwin Obaje (Wikki Tourists); Tunde Adeniji (Sunshine Stars); Bright Onyedikachi (FC IfeanyiUbah); Dayo Ojo (Sunshine Stars)

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