The Nigeria Cricket Federation N.C.F have announced the appointments of Emmanuel okwudili and Oluseyi Sonde  as  interim coaches for the senior Men’s National team in preparation for the ICC REGIONAL QUALIFIER-AFRICA DIVISION 1 TOURNAMENT billed for JOHANNESBURG SOUTH AFRICA.

Emmanuel Okwudili who retired  from  the  National team in 2016 represented Nigeria for over a decade while  Seyi Sonde a Former head Coach with the Ogun State Cricket Association who  also coached  the  U-17 National team  in 2002 and served as  Assistant National Team coach in 2007.

The Coaches have drawn up a comprehensive list of players  from the  U-19 youth side as the rebuilding process commences following the disbandment of the team in 2016.

The coaches will resume along – side the  22 players  invited to the Abuja camp on Sunday 5th March 2017.

Some of the players include:   Seye Olympio,   Joshua Ayannaike,   Chimezie Onwuzulike,  Osita Onwunzulike,  Sesan Adedeji,  Chima Akachukwu,   Daniel Gim and the okpe brothers ( Isaac and Sylvester) .