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Five Super Eagles stars dropped ahead of Mexico friendly

Five Super Eagles players have been dropped ahead of the international friendly game against Mexico in Los Angeles, USA on July Saturday.

25 players were initially invited to the camp of the 3-time African Cup of Nations (AFCON) Champions but three players were later added to the squad under the guidance of Technical Director Austin Eguavoen.

However, after two training sessions four players were cut from the squad while Rangers star, Chinonso Ezekwe was excused from camp to go seal a deal abroad.

The dropped players are: Ifeanyi Anaemena (Rivers United), Christopher Nwaeze (Kwara United), Shaibu Suleman(PKE FC Lagos) and Ekundayo Ojo (Enyimba FC).

Below is the list of 23 players left in camp.

Goalkeepers: Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Heartland FC); John Noble (Enyimba FC); Nwabali Stanley Bobo(Lobi Stars)

Defenders: Olisa Ndah (Akwa United); Adekunle Adeleke (Abia Warriors);
Tope Olusesi (Rangers International); Imoh Obot (Enyimba FC);
Tebo Franklin Degaulle (Nasarawa United); Lawal Oriyomi Murtala (Kwara
United); Enyinnaya Kazie (Rivers
United)

Midfielders: Anthony Shimaga (Rangers International); Seth Mayi (Akwa
United); Uche Onwuasonaya (Plateau United); Samuel Nnoshiri (Katsina
United)

Forwards: Anayo Iwuala (Enyimba FC); Stephen Jude (Kwara United);
Ibrahim Olawoyin (Rangers International); Charles Ashimene (Akwa
United); Auwalu Ali Malam
(Kano Pillars); Nenrot Emmanuel (Plateau United); Abdulmutalif Sanusi
(Katsina United); Sunday Adetunji(Rivers United); Mohammed Zulkifilu (Plateau United).

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