Man Utd Product, Arsenal & Liverpool Loanees Named In Nigeria U23s Attack-Heavy Squad Vs Libya
Published: March 18, 2019
Man Utd Product, Arsenal & Liverpool Loanees Named In Nigeria U23s Attack-Heavy Squad Vs Libya
The Nigeria Football Federation have announced an attack-heavy roster for the Olympic Eagles U23 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Libya.

An analysis of the roster revealed that ten attack-minded players were included in the squad list by head coach Imama Amapakabo, with Liverpool loanee Taiwo Awoniyi, Arsenal loanee Kelechi Nwakali and Spezia's David Okereke among the eye-catching names.

Villarreal's Samuel Chukwueze, Club Brugge youngster Dennis Bonaventure, ex-Manchester United winger Tosin Kehinde and Montreal Impact right winger Okonkwo are part of the 23-man group.

The squad contains three goalkeepers, eight defenders and six players each classed as midfielders and strikers by the Nigerian Federation front office staff.

The Dream Team VII have left for Bergandan for the first leg U23 AFCON qualifier versus Libya U23 which will hold in Tunisia on Wednesday 20th March, 2019.

Nigeria U23 Roster Vs Libya

Goalkeepers (3): Olawale Oremade, Adamu Abubakar, Mohammed Galadima

Defenders (8) : Joshua Akpuje, Ugochukwu Anumudu, Oluwadamilare Olatunji, Stephen Egbe, Adebayo Ojo, John Lazarus, Etboy Akpan, Ebube Duru

Midfielders (6) : Kelechi Nwakali, Azubuike Okechukwu, Orji Okonkwo, Samuel Chukwueze, Tosin Kehinde, Fatai Gbadamosi

Forwards (6) : David Okereke, Chidera Ezeh, Taiwo Awoniyi, Muyiwa Labiran, Kingsley Michael, Dennis Bonaventure

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