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Ibe, Ojo make Liverpool squad for tour of Asia, Australia

13 July 2015, 09:43

Abuja - Liverpool manager, Brendan Rodgers, has named two Anglo - Nigerian players in his roster for The Reds pre- season tour of Thailand, Australia and Malaysia.

England youth internationals Jordon Ibe and Sheyi Ojo are among the 30 players that will jet off to Bangkok on Sunday afternoon.

Ex-Golden Eaglets target Bobby Adekanye is with Liverpool Under 18s squad touring Ireland and did not make the trip while Oviemuno Ejaria has not been called in as well.

Also read: Liverpool hand Henderson captaincy as Sterling return to training

Sheyi Ojo, 18, made Liverpool's match day squad two times last term but failed to come off the bench against Burnley and Leicester City.

As for Jordon Ibe, the winger enjoyed a breakout season for the Anfield side in 2015, with 12 appearances under his belt in the Premier League.

Liverpool's first game is against Thai All Stars on July 14 before they take on Brisbane Roar, Adelaide United and Malaysia XI in that order.

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