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Nigeria name 35 players for camping ahead of CHAN qualifier with Ghana

Nigeria head coach Salisu Yusuf has named 35 players for camping ahead of the 2023 CHAN qualifier with Nigeria with the tournament set to come off in Algeria next year.

The players will battle for shirts in the Super Eagles B squad that will face Ghana on a home and away basis to determine which nation qualifies to the event in the North African country.

All invited players are expected to report at the Bolton White Apartments in Abuja on Wednesday to prepare for the two matches.

Ghana will host the Nigerians in the first leg on Sunday, August 28 with the return encounter scheduled to come off at the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Saturday, September 3, 2022. 

The winner on aggregate over this two-legged affair, will earn a berth at the 7th African Nations Championship finals to be staged in Algeria early next year.

Full list:

Goalkeepers: Victor Sochima (Rivers United); Adeyinka Adewale (Akwa United); Ojo Olorunleke (Enyimba FC); Nathaniel Nwosu (Flying Eagles)

Defenders: Tope Olusesi (Rangers Int’l); Kazie Enyinnaya (Rivers United); Sani Faisal (Katsina United); Samson Gbadebo (Akwa United); Ebube Duru (Rivers United); Christopher Nwaeze (Akwa United); Isa Ali (Remo Stars); Tosin Adegbite (Enyimba FC); Temple Emekayi (Rivers United); Andrew Ikefe (Plateau United). 

Midfielders: Babatunde Bello (Akwa United); Philip Ozor (Enyimba FC); Maurice Chukwu (Rivers United); Hafeez Nosiru (Kwara United); Zulkifilu Mohammed (Plateau United); Chiamaka Madu (Rivers United); Jide Fatokun (Kwara United); Kenechukwu Agu (Rangers Int’l); Joseph Onoja (Rivers United); Haggai Katoh (Plateau United); Uche Onwuasonaya (Rivers United).

Forwards: Abdulazeez Yusuf (Gombe United); Sadiq Abubakar (Enyimba FC); Chidiebere Nwobodo (Rangers Int’l); Promise Amadi (Akwa United); Chijioke Akuneto (Rivers United); Valentine Odoh (Abia Warriors); Andy Okpe (Remo Stars); Adams Yakubu (Akwa United); Godspower Aniefiok (Kano Pillars); Ossy Martins (Rangers Int’l).

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