Beach Soccer: Abu Azeez tops Nigeria squad for Copa Lagos 2017

LAGOS, NIGERIA - DECEMBER 13: CAF Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations 2016 at EKO Atlantic Beach on December 13, 2016 in Lagosi, Nigeria. (Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso)

By Samuel Ahmadu
Nigeria’s beach soccer team coach, Audu Adamu has invited 12 players for the sixth edition of Copa Lagos tournament in Lagos.

Topping the list composed of veterans is Abu Azeez, who made the squad alongside captain Isiaka Olawale, Batholomew Ibenegbu, Victor Tale, Okemmiri Ogbonna and Emeka Ogbonna.

The Supersand Eagles will engage Lebanon, the Netherlands, and Spain in a round-robin format during the three-day event scheduled for December 8-10.

Adamu’s side will hold camping preparations from November 26 to December 5 in Kebbi as they will be hoping to reclaim the title the last won in 2013.

Nigeria squad

Paul Danjuma [Katsina United], Arome Isah [Sambrin FC], Isiaka Olawale [El Kanemi Warriors], Abu Azeez [Enugu Rangers], Emeka Ogbonna [Leeds United], Suleiman Ogudo [Ifeanyi Uba], Victor Tale [Kogi United], Godspower Igudia [Akwa United], Emmanuel Oweferia [Owibeseb FC], Okemmiri Ogbonna [Abia Warriors], Taiwo Adams [Owibeseb FC], Batholomew Ibenegbu [Enyimba].

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