The Super Eagles of Nigeria will take on the Lone Stars of Liberia in an international friendly at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Monrovia on Tuesday.
A release on the Eagles offices twitter handle affirmed that the 18-man squad of players in line to prosecute the friendly have reconvened in Lagos. The team will consequently depart for the Liberia capital on Tuesday morning ahead the clash.
NIGERIA’S 18-MAN SQUAD VS LIBERIA
Goalkeepers: Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba); Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United, South Africa).
Defenders: Semi Ajayi (Rotherham United, England); Chidozie Awaziem (FC Porto, Portugal); Adeleye Olamilekan (FC IfeanyiUbah); Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany); Ebube Duru (Lobi Stars).
Midfielders: Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke City FC, England); John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel); Kelechi Nwakali (FC Porto, Portugal); Joel Obi (AC Chievo Verona, Italy).
Forwards: Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Simeon Nwankwo (Crotone FC, Italy); Henry Onyekuru (Galatasaray SK, Turkey); Sunday Adetunji (Enyimba FC); Samuel Kalu (Bordeaux FC, France); Mfon Udoh (Enyimba).
The friendly, as touted, is to honour the new Liberia President and ex-international, George Opong Weah – as part of the strong bilateral relationship between both countries.
The match is scheduled to kick off by 7PM [Nigerian time], and barring a last-minute intervention, the game will not be aired on television.