The Nigerian Under 23 National team led by coach Imama Amapakabo this Monday departed the shores of the country for Tunisia on board Air Maroc for an U-23 Africa cup of nations qualifier against Libya.
The squad is made up of 12 players from the local league and 11 players from abroad with most of them joining up directly from their various bases.
Portugal-based Tosin Kehinde and Chidera Ezeh are among the foreign players who travelled with the team from Lagos.
Taiwo Awoniyi (Royal Excel Mouscron/Belgium), David Okereke (Spezia/Italy), Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal/Spain) and Kingsley Michael (Perugia/Italy) are among the foreign professionals listed.
The entire squad will get their visas at the point of entry in Tunis, Tunisia.
The match will be played on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 in Tunisia with the return leg scheduled for March 25, 2019 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State