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NFF Releases 26-Man List For Congo Invitational Tourney

 

As part of preparations for a four-nation invitational tourney expected to hold in DR Congo from September 30 to October 3, 2021, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has released a list of 26 home-based players expected to report to camp for the competition.


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The technical director of the NFF, Austin Eguavoen, is expected to lead the team and will be assisted by former Nigerian U-20 national team coach, Paul Aigbogun.

Top scorer of the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, Silas Nwankwo, who plies his trade with Nasarawa United, headlines the squad alongside the likes of Enyimba’s Tosin Omoyele, Lobi Stars shot-stopper, Stanley Nwabili, and others.

Aside from the hosts (DR Congo), Nigeria, Congo Brazaville, and Sierra Leone complete the list of participating teams in the tournament that will see all matches played at the Stade Martyrs, Kinshasa.

See The Full Squad Below:

Goalkeepers

Stanley Nwabali (Lobi Stars)

Mohammed Galadima (Wikki Tourists)

Adewale Adeyinka (Akwa United).

Defenders

Christopher Nwaeze (Kwara United)

Afeez Nosiru (Kwara United)

Tope Olusesi (Rangers)

Fahad Usman (Kano Pillars)

Sanusi Abdulmutalif (Katsina United)

Henry Ochuba (Adamawa United)

Adeleke Adekunle (Abia Warriors)

Ibrahim Buhari (Plateau United)


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Midfielders

Steven Jude (Kwara United)

Ugochuckwu Ugwuoke (Rangers)

Cyril Olisema (Enyimba)

Auwalu Ali Mallam (Rivers United)

Mustapha Jibrin (Kano Pillars)

Aliyu Mansoor (Katsina United)

Chigozie Obasi (Enyimba)

Forwards

Christian Nnaji

Chinonso Eziekwe (Rangers)

Tosin Omoyele (Enyimba)

Nerot Silas (Plateau United)

Uche Onwuasonaya (Rivers United)

Emo James (Bayelsa United)

Rabiu Zulkifilu (Plateau United)

Silas Nwankwo (Nasarawa United)

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