Austin Eguavoen names squad for Costa Rica
Posted: 4 May 2011 Time: 18:50
National Under-23 coach Austin Eguavoen has released a list of 18 players to prosecute the International Friendly against Costa Rica, in San Jose.
The game which holds on May 30 is part of the build up plan put together by the Nigeria Football Federation for the Dream Team V ahead its Olympic game qualifier against Tanzania and All Africa games qualifier against Ghana next month. The team is expected to depart the country on the May 26 and return to the country on May31 before departing for Tanzania on June 1 for the first leg second round Olympic game qualifier. AYC heroes, Emmanuel Anyanwu and Terna Suswan are making a return to the Dream Team so also is Odion Igalo and Obiora Nwankwo who both featured in the team’s 5-0 drabbing of Equitorial Guinea on day one of the Olympic Games qualifier. Others are; Nosa Igiebor, Edet Ibok,Orelesi Nurudeen, Ekigho Ehiosun, Saka Ayo, Udoh Kingsley, Solomon Okpako, Oduamadi Nnamdi, Harmony Ikande, Oseni Ganiyu, Uchechi Daniel, Soni Aluko, Thomas Femi and Ajiboye Muniru. Seven Officials will make the trip to Costa Rica. The team is expected to return to camp on May 20 in Benin City. The Dream team V has scored 16 goals in four matches with Nosa Igiebor and Ekigho Ehiosun having four goals to their names.