3 December 2012

Nigeria: 16 Sand Eagles Called to Camp

Sixteen players have been invited to the camp of the Nigeria's Supersand Eagles ahead of the second edition of the Copa Lagos Beach Soccer.

The players are Abdul Isah (Wikki Tourists) Oladapo Olalekan (Owisedi, Ojo, Lagos) Isiaka Olawale (Dolphins) Ikechukwu Ibenegbu (Heartland) Ogbonnaya Okemmiri (Kwara United) Victor Tale (Bassa United, Kogi) Abu Azeez (Bridge FC, Lagos) and Shehu Maijana (Wikki Tourists).

Others are Emmanuel Zabi (Makwada United, Yola) Babatunde Badmus (Owisedi, Ojo, Lagos) Emmanuel Owhoferia (Owisedi, Ojo, Lagos), Abutu Adofu (NYSC, Enugu), Ambrose Onyema (Enugu Rangers), Isah Akoh (Heartland), Danladi Isah (Lobi Stars) and Abdul Haruna (Heartland).

The three-day tournament is expected to take place at the Eko Atlantic Beach from December 14 to 16.

Hosts, Nigeria, Argentina, Portugal and Lebanon are the four countries that will participate in this year's edition.

Head coach of the Nigerian side, Audu 'Ejo' Adamu told supersport.com that his wards are in good shape for the championship.

"All the players I have invited are very good and most of them took part in the last edition. We are ready to face our three foes and that is why the camp will open today in which all invited players must resume or face the penalty," Adamu said to supersport.com.

Nigeria's Supersand Eagles are the defending champions after beating Brazil 9-4 in the final last year December.

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