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SALISU NAMES FALEYE, 17 OTHERS FOR COSTA RICA FRIENDLY

Super Eagles assistant coach, Salisu Yusuf, has named goalkeeper Kayode Bankole, utility player Dominion Ohaka, forward Sunday Faleye and midfielder Afeez Nosiru as part of an 18-man squad for the international friendly against Los Ticos of Costa Rica in San Jose on Thursday.

Los Ticos are playing the match as part of their preparation for the Qatar 2022 World Cup while 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.

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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.

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

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