Si­a­sia calls Ekpolo, Oduwa for Sene­gal 2015

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Head Coach of the U-23 Na­tional Team, Sam­son Si­a­sia has in­vited FC Barcelona B team de­fender God­win Elo­hor Ekpolo and Nathan Oduwa of Glas­gow Rangers to camp for the sec­ond Africa U-23 Na­tions Cup tak­ing place in Sene­gal 28 Novem­ber - 12 De­cem­ber this year.

Coach Si­a­sia ex­plained he is invit­ing both play­ers to come and fight for jer­seys in the team as he in­tends to build to strong team that will do the na­tion proud not only in Sene­gal but at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro next year.

“Af­ter the All Africa Games in Congo, I no­ticed some de­part­ments of the team that needed to be worked on, so I de­cided to ex­tend my drag­net in search of play­ers who have shown in­ter­est in play­ing for Nige­ria in a bid to build­ing a solid team that will be the pride of all Nige­ri­ans,” Si­a­sia said.

Si­a­sia how­ever ap­pealed to Nige­ri­ans to be pa­tient with him and his tech­ni­cal team as they go about build­ing a solid U-23 squad for Nige­ria.

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