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Oliseh now set to announce invited overseas based players

17 August 2015, 10:57

Lagos - Super Eagles chief coach Sunday Oliseh will make public, a list of invited overseas based players for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania ‘today or tomorrow’, the Nigeria Football Federation have confirmed.

Speaking in a radio interview on Monday morning, director of communications at the Nigeria Football Federation, Ademola Olajire revealed that the much awaited list will be made public as soon as it is received from the Super Eagles coach.

“We will definitely make the list (of invited overseas based players) public today or tomorrow,” Olajire said, “We just have to receive a confirmation from the coach and after that we will make it public,” he added.

Also read: Oliseh invites 23 home-based players for Tanzania

Following his declaration during his unveiling that he will not invite players who play in lower divisions or ‘non-credible leagues’, expectations for his team list has been high.

Meanwhile, unconfirmed reports has it that Manchester City of England youngster, Kelechi Iheanacho, may make the list of invited overseas based players for the game against Tanzania.

The 18-year was very impressive for his English club during their pre-season run of Australia, scoring twice and making two assists, but is yet to play a competitive first team game for the club.

He has however made the substitutes’ bench in City’s two games this season against West Brom and Chelsea.

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