See Super Eagles List Of Players For Olympics 2016

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Samson Siasia on Friday named his 18- man squad for  the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil  –with the Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi  and South Africa-based goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi the overage players on the list.

Nigeria are drawn against Japan, Colombia and Sweden in Group B in  the Rio 2016  men’s  football event. The competition is for  Under-23 players. Each team is allowed  three overage players.

The squad

Goalkeepers: Daniel Akpeyi, Emmanuel Daniel

Defenders: Sincere Seth, William Troost-Ekong, Saturday Erimuya, Kingsley Madu, Shehu Abdullahi, Ndifreke Udo Effiong, Stanley Amuzie

Midfielders: John Obi Mikel, Okechukwu Azubuike, Usman Mohammed, Saliu Popoola

Strikers: Junior Ajayi, Oghenekaro Etebo, Aminu Umar, Sadiq Umar, Imoh Ezekiel

Standby: Stanley Dimgba, Godwin Saviour, Yusuf Bala, Awoniyi Taiwo

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