- NFF confirms dates for friendly matches against Corsica and Togo
- The Paris camp has been cancelled for match against Togo will hold
- Only two goalkeepers have been called up so far for the friendlies
- Thereafter Nigeria play South Africa in Uyo in an AFCON 2019 qualifier
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed that the Super Eagles Corsica and Togo in a series of friendlies.
After the matches the Eagles travel to Uyo, Akwa-Ibom to face South Africa in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
Chief coach Salisu Yusuf will travel to Paris on 22nd May with goalkeepers trainer Alloy Agu, home –based professionals Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Alhassan Ibrahim, Stephen Odey and Sikiru Olatubosun and backroom staff.
From Paris the team travels to Corsica where they play the Corsica national team at the Stade Francois Coty in Ajaccio on Friday, 26th May. Kick off time was confirmed as 8pm.
From there the team will travel back to Paris for the game against Togo at the Stade Municipal de Saint Leu La Foret on Thursday, 1st June 2017. Kick off stated as 7.30pm.
After the friendlies the team travels back to Nigeria for the opening match of Group E of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying race against South Africa at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo.
Meanwhile, Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has called up Belgium –based forward Henry Onyekuru in place of Austria Wien FC poacher Olanrewaju Kayode, who is being held back by club engagement.
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THE FULL LIST
Goalkeepers: Ikechukwu Ezenwa (FC IfeanyiUbah); Dele Alampasu (Cesarense FC, Portugal)
Defenders: Leon Balogun (FSV Mainz 05, Germany); William Ekong (KAA Gent, Belgium); Uche Agbo (CF Granada, Spain); Abdullahi Shehu (Anorthosis Famagusta, Cyprus); Tyronne Ebuehi (ADO Den Haag, The Netherlands); Elderson Echiejile (Sporting Gijon, Spain); Chidozie Awaziem (FC Porto, Portugal)
Midfielders: Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Oghenekaro Etebo (CD Feirense, Portugal); John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel); Mikel Agu (Vitoria Setubal, Portugal); Alhassan Ibrahim (Akwa United FC)
Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Leicester City, England); Kelechi Iheanacho (Manchester City, England); Moses Simon (KAA Gent, Belgium); Stephen Odey (MFM FC); Henry Onyekuru (KAS Eupen, Belgium); Isaac Success (Watford FC, England); Noah Serenren-Bazee (Hannover 96, Germany); Victor Osimhen (Wolfsburg FC, Germany); Sikiru Olatubosun (MFM FC)
TO JOIN TEAM IN PARIS AFTER ENGLISH FA CUP FINAL
Ola Aina (Chelsea FC, England); Alex Iwobi (Arsenal FC, England)
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