Officials have informed SCORENigeria coach Gernot Rohr will announce a final 23-man squad for the 2019 AFCON in Egypt this weekend.
Rohr has called up a provisional squad of 25 players and he will now have to tell two of these call-ups they will not be making the trip to Egypt on Sunday.
Officials told SCORENigeria that the final squad will most likely be known after Saturday’s warm-up against Zimbabwe in Asaba even the list would have been submitted to CAF by the deadline of Friday.
The Eagles fly out to Ismailia, Egypt, Sunday on a chartered flight and will play a final warm-up against Senegal on June 18.
They open their AFCON campaign on June 22 against debutants Burundi in Alexandria.
By Kola Daniel in Asaba