Coach Sunday Oliseh picked only two players from the six Home Based players issued entry visas by the Belgian embassy on Wednesday the Official Twitter Account of the Nigeria Super Eagles has reported.
They include Sharks FC left back Chima Akas and Abia Warriors defender Austin Oboroakpo.
Interestingly, the duo will travel with the delegation on Thursday but will play no part in Thursday’s game against the Leopards of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Also billed to travel for the game are goal Keepers trainer- Alloy Agu, Dr. Ibrahim Gyaran, Chidi Ngoka, NFF DGS Emmanuel Ikpeme and Media Manager Toyin Ibitoye.
“Belgian embassy finally gives visas to domestic based players who are to join the team in Belgium,”
“But Coach Oliseh has opted for only two of them, Chima Akas (Sharks FC), Austin Oboroakpo (Abia Warriors).
“Other officials who will travel include: Goal Keepers trainer- Alloy Agu, Dr. Ibrahim Gyaran, Chidi Ngoka, NFF DGS Emmanuel Ikpeme and Media Manager Toyin Ibitoye,” the tweets via @NGSuperEagles revealed.
The game which is the first between both countries’ senior teams in five-and-half-years will kick off at 7pm at the VISE Stadium.