Coach of the home-based Super Eagles team, Salisu Yusuf, has listed 20 players for their upcoming game against Benin Republic in the CHAN qualifiers this weekend.
Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) record striker, Mfon Udoh, is one of the notable names missing.
The Enyimba striker and captian of Plateau United, Elisha Golbe, were dropped after picking injury while on duty with their clubs.
Goalkeeper Okemuite Odah, Austin Oladapo, Chinedu Ajanah, Prince Aggreh, Emeka Atuloma, Jamiu Alimi and Chiamaka Madu are the others axed by Yusuf.
The team is expected to depart Kano, where they have been having their training camp for Lagos tomorrow, before making the road trip to Benin Republic ahead of the first leg tie on Saturday.