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Mikel Leads Rio Olympics Team

Mikel Obi
Posted: Jul 21, 2016 at 9:46 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Samson Siasia, U-23 Coach, released the list of players for the Rio Olympics football event, with Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, topping the list.

The list made public by Timi Ebikagboro, the team Media Officer, also has goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi as the other over age player.

Akpeyi will be assisted by the duo of Yusuf Bala and Emmanuel Daniel.

The defenders named are Muenfuh Sincere, Kingsley Madu, Abdullahi Shehu, Saturday Erimuya, Ndifreke Udo, William Ekong and Stanley Amuzie.

Those that will hold the midfield alongside Mikel are Oghenekaro Etebo, Popoola Saliu, Okechukwu Azubuike and Usman Muhammed .

Taiwo Awoniyi is expected to lead the attack and he has Aminu Umar, Imoh Ezekiel, Oluwafemi Aajayi, Sadiq Umar, Sopuruchi Dimgba and Saviour Godwin.