NCF selects team for ICC-Africa Jo’Burg

The Nigeria Cricket Federation have announced a 14 man list and 2 stand-by players for the senior Men’s National team in preparation for the ICC-AFRICA QUALIFICATION DIV. 2 IN JOHANNESBURG SOUTH AFRICA. The list was announced by the coaches after a series of trial matches were played at the Cricket Oval, Package B’ National Stadium Abuja.

Following the disbandment of the team in 2016, the new crops of players are mainly from the youth U-19 set up and some experienced players from the previous team.20170309_093527

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Name of players in the team includes:

  1. Elijah Olaleye
  2. Suliaman Runsewe
  3. Chima Akachukwu
  4. Ayo Mene-Ejegi
  5. Udoh Friday
  6. Abiodun Abioye
  7. Salako Azeez
  8. Hashim Muhamad
  9. Jide Bejide
  10. Seye Olympio
  11. Sesan Adedeji
  12. Isaac Okpe
  13. Chimezie Onwuzulike
  14. Joshua Ayannaike

 

The 2 Standby Players are

  1. Osita Onwuzulike
  2. Ope Awosanmi.

 

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Chimezie Onwuzulike  has been named as the new captain of the team, to be assisted by Abiodun Abioye.

Camping will continue in Abuja until time of departure in April. The Nigeria Cricket Federation wishes the new team the best of luck.20170309_093450

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