Lions coach Johan Ackermann has named his 27-man squad for their upcoming Super Rugby matches in Japan and New Zealand.

The Lions take on the Sunwolves in Tokyo in round one, before traveling to New Zealand to play the Chiefs and Highlanders.

Warren Whiteley is captain of the squad.

Lions Super Rugby tour squad.

Ackermann Ruan
Booysen Fabian
Coetzee Andries
Coetzee Robbie
Combrinck Ruan
De Klerk Faf
Dreyer Ruan
Ferreira Andries
Fourie Corne
Janse v Rensburg Rohan
Jantjies Elton
Kriel Jaco
Kruger Robert
Mapoe Lionel
Marx Malcolm
Mnisi Howard
Mostert Franco
Redelinghuys Julian
Skosan Courtnall
Smit Dillon
Smith Dylan
Tecklenburg Warwick
Van der Merwe Armand
Van der Walt Jaco
Van Rooyen Jacques
Vorster Harold
Whiteley Warren (c)