Super Eagles manager Sunday Oliseh has called Gbolahan Salami, Chima Akas and 24 others for the first phase of preparation ahead of next month’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Rwanda.
The Super Eagles B have already been drawn into Group C of the competition alongside Niger Republic, Tunisia and Guinea with matches to be played at the Stade Regional Nyamirambo in Kigali.
Also listed are regulars Kalu Orji, Austin Oboroakpo, Jamiu Alimi, Ifeanyi Mathew, Paul Onobi, Usman Mohammed, Bature Yaro, Ezekiel Bassey, Tunde Adeniji, Chisom Chikatara, Prince Aggrey, Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Olufemi Thomas.
Invited players have been directed to report at the camp in Abuja on Monday, December 14.
Nigeria won bronze at the last African Nations Championship held in South Africa in early 2014. The fourth edition runs between 16th January and 7th February, 2016.
Goalkeepers: Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Sunshine Stars), Olufemi Thomas (Enyimba), David Obiazor (Heartland), Okemute Odah (Warri Wolves)
Defenders: Kalu Orji (Enugu Rangers), Austin Oboroakpo (Warri Wolves), Jamiu Alimi (3SC), Mathew Etim (Enugu Rangers), Stephen Eze (Sunshine Stars), Chima Akas (Sharks), Chris Madaki (Giwa FC)
Midfielders: Ifeanyi Mathew (El-Kanemi Warriors), Paul Onobi (Sunshine Stars), Usman Mohammed (FC Taraba), Bature Yaro (Nasarawa United), Osas Okoro (Enugu Rangers), Bartholomew Ibenegbu (Warri Wolves), Julius Ubido (Heartland FC), Ibrahim Salawa Attah (3SC), Christian Madu (Enugu Rangers)
Forwards: Ezekiel Bassey (Enyimba FC), Gbolahan Salami (Warri Wolves), Tunde Adeniji (Sunshine Stars), Bright Onyedikachi (FC IfeanyiUbah), Chisom Chikatara (Abia Warriors), Prince Aggrey (Sunshine Stars)