Samson Siasia, coach of the U-23 national team, has announced an 18-man squad for the crucial encounter between Nigeria and Zambia.
The match, which is a must-win for Nigeria to sustain any hope of playing at the forthcoming All Africa Games scheduled to be hosted by Congo Brazzaville in September, will be played at the National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka on Sunday.
The selected 18 players are:
Goalkeepers: Daniel Emmanuel, Akande Abiodun
Defenders: Obanor Erhun, Oduduwa Segun, Amuzie Stanley, Atanda Sodiq, Mustapha Abdullahi, Iroha Chukwuebuka
Midfielders: Azubuike Okechukwu, Godwin Savior, Mohammed Usman, Sokari Kingsley
Forwards: Etebo Oghenekaro, Ajayi Junior, Onyekachi Peter, Awoniyi Taiwo, Ubong Ekpai, Bernard Bulbwa