Confirmed: NFF snubs foreign stars, names 18 home-based players for Costa Rica friendly

The former African champions will lock horns with the former CONCACAF kings in an international friendly next week

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has announced the names of 18 players that will represent the country in the international friendly with Costa Rica on November 10.

None of Nigeria’s numerous foreign stars made the list.

Instead, all 18 players are from clubs playing in the Nigerian Professional Football League.

In the statement released on Friday, the NFF confirmed that Super Eagles assistant head coach Salisu Yusuf picked the players on the roster.

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