FC Zurich forward Stephen Odey has been added to the list of foreign based players who will team up with the Nigeria U23 team for their qualifiers game against Libya, Owngoalnigeria.com can exclusively reveal.
Odey according to sources was excused from the Super Eagles by coach Gernot Rohr to enable him play for the U23s, same as Samuel Chukwueze who was also not listed in the squad of the Super Eagles for their upcoming engagements against Seychelles and Egypt.
The duo will add bite to the attack of the team who are currently in camp preparing for the game and they will also be joined by Juventus target David Okereke who currently plays for Italian Serie B side Spezia.
In midfield Bologna teen wonder Kingsley Michael who is presently on loan to Perugia in the Serie B is also in the mix while FS Metta of Latvia defender Lukman Zakari who recently missed out on a chance to join CAF Champions League champions Esperance is listed among the defenders.
They are all expected to join the home based players who are in camp already preparing for the back to back games against Libya with coach Imama Amapakabo putting them through their paces ahead of the game.