By Adeboye Amosu:
Nigeria U-23s head coach, Samson Siasia, has denied claims he intends to invite 60 players to camp ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Siasia said he has only submitted a list of players from where he will pick his squad from.
“I never said I was inviting 60 players to camp, all I said was, I have submitted a list 60 players I will select the team from,” media officer of the side, Timi Ebikagboro, quoted Siasia as saying on Thursday.
All the countries that will participate in the football event of the Olympics have been given a deadline of this week to submit a list of players that they will feature at the Games.
Nigeria will play in Group B alongside Japan, Sweden and Colombia.