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Overseas-based stars to play for Eagles vs Atletico Madrid

Super Eagles By: Linus Onyeze | 12/05/2018

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As many as nine overseas-based players are set to feature for Nigeria in the friendly match with La Liga giants Atletico Madrid on the 22nd, according to reports.

The bulk of the 25-man squad will be drawn from the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) and the squad list is expected to be submitted to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Monday.

“Some overseas-based pros are to be included on the squad for the match against Atletico Madrid,” an official informed SCORENigeria

NPFL leading scorer Junior Lokosa is widely expected to lead the home-based stars, who are likely to be the core of the team to the last CHAN in Morocco.

Kano Pillars striker Lokosa has netted 16 goals in the first round of the NPFL season.
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