Home based Super Eagles coach, Salisu Yusuf has named FC Ifeanyi Ubah’s Ikechukwu Ezenwa in Nigeria’s squad for the 2017 West African Football Union WAFU Cup billed for Ghana.
The 28-year-old goalkeeper who was impressive in the Super Eagles doubleheader World Cup qualifier against Cameroon tops the 18-man team by coach Salisu Yusuf.
Rabiu Ali, Kingsley Eduwo, Ifeanyi Ifeanyi, Samuel Mathias and Afeez Aremu also made the cut for the championship billed to hold between September 9-24, 2017.
The Yusuf lead team will play Sierra Leone in the first round of the tournament before eight teams will emerge for a group phase competition.
Goalkeepers: Ikechukwu Ezenwa (FC Ifeanyi Ubah); Dele Ajiboye (Plateau United)
Defenders: Stephen Eze (FC Ifeanyi Ubah); Emmanuel Ariwachukwu (Akwa United); Chima Akas (Enyimba FC); Osas Okoro (Rangers International); Adeleye Olamilekan (FC Ifeanyi Ubah); Daniel James (Plateau United)
Midfielders: Afeez Aremu (Akwa United); Ifeanyi Ifeanyi (Akwa United); Rabiu Ali (Kano Pillars); Samuel Mathias (El-Kanemi Warriors); Destiny Ashadi (Katsina United)
Forwards: Gabriel Okechukwu (Akwa United); Kingsley Eduwo (Lobi Stars); Peter Eneji (Plateau United); Ubong Friday (Akwa United); Anthony Okpotu (Lobi Stars).