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EXCLUSIVE: WATFORD TARGET ISAAC SUCCESS AND PORTO MIKEL AGU INCLUDED IN NIGERIA 60 MAN LIST FOR RIO 2016

Owngoalnigeria.com can exclusively reveal that Isacc Success who is heavily linked with a move to English Premiership side Watford and FC Porto’s Mikel Agu are in Nigeria’s 60 man provisional list for Rio 2016 Olympics.

Both players will join the Nigeria U-23s in the US where they will be camped in the city of Atlanta ahead of the Rio Olympic games football event where Nigeria will take on Colombia,Sweden and Japan in the group phase.

Success who currently plays for Granada in Spain is expected to push for a spot in the attack of the team which is currently loaded with the likes of Imoh Ezekiel,Junior Ajayi,Sadiq Umar and Taiwo Awoniyi to mention but a few.

However among all Nigerian players eligible for the Nigeria U-23s he is the only player who plays regularly for his clubside and his goals tally of 6 from 30 games in the Spanish La-Liga should give him an edge.

On his part Agu have had an injury blighted career since making his first team debut for FC Porto two seasons ago and a loan spell with Club Brugge of Belgium last season didn’t quite go as planned as he ended the season with just two appearances in the league.

Still highly rated by FC Porto the defensive midfielder has confirmed he will be returning to the Portuguese giants for pre season training although they are suggestions he could once again be loaned out.

*Rasheed Michael