Sunday Oliseh has invited 23 home based players for the September game against Tanzania
After arriving the country, new coach of the Super Eagles, Sunday Oliseh has kicked off preparation for the 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Ahead of the game, Oliseh has invited 23 home –based professionals which is headed by Warri Wolves’ forward Gbolahan Salami, who opened scoring in the Super Eagles 2017 AFCON qualifying game against Chad in Kaduna.
The players are expected to report to the Bolton White Apartments, Abuja on Monday, August 17.
The Super Eagles will play Tanzania in Dar es Salaam on Saturday September 5 in one of the Matchday 2 games of the qualification series for Gabon 2017.
Nigeria is currently second but have the same points -three- with Group G leaders, Egypt who are on top with a larger goal difference.
The home based squad in full:
Olufemi Thomas (Enyimba FC); David Obiazor (Heartland FC); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Sunshine Stars)
Orji Kalu (Enugu Rangers); Solomon Kwambe (Warri Wolves); Idris Aloma (Enyimba FC); Chima Akas (Sharks FC); Nelson Ogbonnaya (Heartland FC); Samson Gbadebo (Lobi Stars); Jamiu Alimi (Shooting Stars); Stephen Eze (Sunshine Stars)
Ifeanyi Mathew (Nasarawa United FC ); Usman Mohammed (FC Taraba); Azubuike Okechukwu (Bayelsa United); Lordson Ichull (Warri Wolves); Kingsley Sokari (Enyimba FC); Etebo Oghenekaro (Warri Wolves)
Ezekiel Bassey (Enyimba FC); Gbolahan Salami (Warri Wolves); Bright Ejike (Heartland FC); Tunde Adeniji (Sunshine Stars); Bright Onyedikachi (FC IfeanyiUbah); Prince Aggrey (Sunshine Stars)