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Ezenwa, Ifeanyi, Ali in Nigeria squad for WAFU Cup

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FC Ifeanyi Ubah’s Ikechukwu Ezenwa has been included in Nigeria squad for the 2017 West African Football Union Cup billed for Ghana.

The 28-year-old goalkeeper who was impressive in the Super Eagles double-header 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.

Nigeria will play Sierra Leone in the first round of the tournament, before eight teams will emerge for a group phase competition

FULL SQUAD

Goalkeepers: Ikechukwu Ezenwa (FC IfeanyiUbah); Dele Ajiboye (Plateau United)

Defenders: Stephen Eze (FC IfeanyiUbah); Emmanuel Ariwachukwu (Akwa United); Chima Akas (Enyimba FC); Osas Okoro (Rangers International); Adeleye Olamilekan (FC IfeanyiUbah); 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)