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18 Super Eagles fly out for Costa Rica friendly

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An 18-man Super Eagles squad will prosecute Nigeria’s upcoming international friendly match against Los Ticos of Costa Rica next week.

The team led by Super Eagles assistant coach Salisu Yusuf will lock horns with Costa Rica on Thursday, November 10, in San Jose.

Los Ticos are playing the match as part of their preparation for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Nigeria did not qualify for the mundial which will kick off on November 20.

Foreign based Super Eagles are not part of the friendly due to club commitments. The home based Eagles who will travel for the match  have been in camp in Ibadan since last month.

Players invited for the match include Remo Stars goalkeeper Kayode Bankole, Flying Eagles WAFU B winning goalkeeper Nathaniel Nwosu and Enugu Rangers forward Chidiebere Nwobodo.

The full 18-man squad list:

Kayode Bankole, Nathaniel Nwosu, Daniel Bameyi, Samuel Kalu, Chidiebere Nwobodo, Mustapha Jibrin, Evans Ogbonda, Afeez Nosiru.

Samson Paul, Daniel Wotlai, Ezekiel Edidiong, Dominion Ohaka, Qudus Akanni, Shina Akinniran, Sunday Faleye, Jerry Alex, Isaiah Ejeh, Suleiman Garba.

The squad is scheduled to fly out to Costa Rica on Saturday.

Source: Peoples Gazette.