Portugal based Terna Suswan returns to Nigeria’s Olympic team as they prepare for Saturday’s friendly game against Gombe United.
The only other foreign based player in the team is Efosa Onah who is based in Liberia and they make up a twenty man team to tackle the Nigeria Premier League campaigners.
The encounter against Gombe United is to mark the official opening of the the new 12, 000 capacity Pantami Stadium in Gombe.
“We see the game as a tune up match for the Olympic Team who like you already know the team has five games between now and the end of June.
“The Federation sees the friendly as an opportunity for the coach to test some more legs ahead of the All Africa games and Olympic qualifier against Ghana and Tanzania,” declared NFF assistant general secretary on competition, Sanusi Mohammed.
Players invited for the game are THEOPHILUS AFELOKAN (KANO PILLARS), OFEM INAH (SUNSHINE STARS), EKIGHO EHIOSUN (WARRI WOLVES), CHRISTIAN IBEAGHA (unattached), REUBEN GABRIEL (KANO PILLARS), SANI ARUWA (KADUNA UTD FC), EMEM EDUOK (DOLPHINS FC PHC), AUSTIN FESTUS (DOLPHINS FC PHC), USMAN AMODA (ENYIMBA), BUNDE HUNGWE (LOBI STARS), AYO SAKA (OCEAN BOYS), MBA CHIMEZIE (WARRI WOLVES), IKPOMWOSA OGBEFUM (INSURANCE FC), EFOSA ONAH (LIBERIA), EMMANUEL ANYANWU (ENYIMBA FC), OTEKPA EMERGI (ENYIMBA FC), FEMI THOMAS (OCEAN BOYS FC), UDOH KINGSLEY (HEARTLAND FC), SALAMI GBOLAHAN (3SC), SUSWAM TERNA (PORTUGAL), SIMAN YUSUF (KADUNA UTD), ARINZE OKORIE (INSURANCE), BABANGIDA HASSAN ( KEBBI UNITED), WISDOM WISDOM ( SUNSHINE STARS)
The players are to report to the Emerald Hotel, Waje road, Gombe, on 17 May, 2011.