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SAMSON SIASIA LIST NAMES OF FOREIGN BASE PLAYERS AT HIS DISPOSAL FOR RIO 2016

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Coach Samson Siasia of the Nigeria U-23s who has suffered the disappointment of not having some of the foreign players he would have wanted to have in his team for Rio 2016 has listed the players who have been released to feature for the Nigerian team at the Olympic.

Speaking to Owngoalnigeria.com correspondent Siaone like the former Nantes midfielder is fondly called listed 23 foreign based players who have been cleared by their team to play for Nigeria at the Olympics.

Siasia mentioned the likes of Chippa United’s goalkepper Daniel Akpeyi and newly promoted Portuguese side CD Feirense duo of goalkepper Dele Almapasu and Oghenekaro Etebo with AS Roma Sadiq Umar also named among those given the all clear by their club to feature at the Rio 2016 Olympics for Nigeria.

Daniel Akpeyi
Dele Alampasu
Kenneth Omeruo
William Troost Ekong
Musa Mohammed
Wilfred Ndidi
Godswil Elohor Ekpolo
Kingsley Madu
Shehu Abdullahi
Mikel Agu
Stanley Amuzie
Godwin Saviour
Okechukwu Azubuike
Oghenekaro Etebo
Sadiq Umar
Imoh Ezekiel
Moses Simon
Junior Ajayi
Taiwo Awoniyi
Aminu Umar
Saviour Godwin
Solomon Viv Otabor

*Ahmed Ishaya