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Home-Based Eagles Land In Senegal Ahead Of WAFU Cup

Super Eagles Team B (home-based Eagles) have arrived in Dakar, Senegal for the second edition of the WAFU-FOX Cup of Nation slated to commence on Saturday, September 28, 2019 in the Senegalese city of Thies. The Nigerian team, comprised of 21 players and six officials, departed Abuja early on Thursday morning (September 26, 2019).

Fixtures for the sixteen teams tournament show that Nigeria, silver medalists at the inaugural edition of the tournament in Ghana in 2017, will confront the Sparrow Hawks of Togo in their first match of the competition on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at the Stade Lat Dior Thies. Sunday’s (September 29, 2019) tie is an opportunity for the Eagles to avenge a 4-1 loss in the hands of the Togolese on Sunday, September 22, 2019 in what was the first-leg qualifying match for the 2020 African Nations Championship.

FULL SQUAD

Goalkeepers

Adamu Abubakar (Wikki Tourists)

Galadima Mohammed (Nasarawa United)

Theophilus Afelokhai (Enyimba FC)

Defenders

Olisa Ndah (Remo Stars)

Stephen Manyo (Enyimba FC)

Udochukwu Anumudu (Lobi Stars)

Okon Nya (Akwa United)

Ebube Duru (Lobi Stars)

Etboy Akpan (Akwa United)

John Lazarus (Lobi Stars)

Midfielders

Sikiru Alimi (Lobi Stars)

Fatai Gbadamosi (Shooting Stars)

Williams Ukeme (Wikki Tourists)

Ndifreke Effiong (Akwa United)

Chisom Orji (Collin Edwin Academy)

Olatunji Oluwadamilare (Enyimba FC)

Samuel Matthias (Akwa United)

Forwards

Sunusi Ibrahim (Nasarawa United)

Seth Mayi (Remo Stars)

Tosin Omoyele (Plateau United)

Mfon Udoh (Akwa United)

Source:

The NFF

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