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Keshi names Enyeama, Moses, 22 others for Sudan

27 September 2014 National News News Uncategorized


Super Eagles’ head coach, Stephen Kes­hi, has named goalkeeper and skip­per Vincent Enyeama as well as 23 others for next month’s 2015 Africa Cup of Nations must-win qualifying match away and home to Sudan.
Both teams will clash at in Khartoum on Saturday, October 11, before trad­ing tackles at the National Stadium, Abuja, four days later.
Keshi has also included a handful of new faces, in­cluding former junior inter­national, Raheem Lawal, China-based striker, Aaron Samuel and relatively un­known Anyora Ugonna who plays in Norway.
There are also opportuni­ties for World Cup star boy, Babatunde Michael just back from injury, Reading of England’s Hope Akpan and Austria–based for­ward, Sunday Emmanuel.
African champions, Nigeria, must win both matches against pointless Sudan next month to have any realistic chance of reaching the finals in Mo­rocco early next year.

THE FULL LIST:
Goalkeepers: Vincent Enyeama (Lille OSC, France), Austin Ejide (Hapoel Be’erSheva,
Is­rael), Chigozie Agbim (Gombe United).

Defenders: Elderson Echiejile (Monaco FC, France), JuwonOshaniwa (Ashdod FC, Israel), Efe Ambrose (Celtic FC, Scot­land), Godfrey Oboabona (Rizespor FC, Turkey), Azubuike Egwuekwe (Warri Wolves, Nigeria), Kenneth Omeruo (Mid­dlesbrough, England).
Midfielders: John Mikel Obi (Chelsea FC, Eng­land), Ogenyi Onazi (SS Lazio, Italy), Nosa Igie­bor (Maccabi FC, Israel), Omatsone Aluko (Hull City, England), Hope Ak­pan (Reading FC, Eng­land), Raheem Lawal (Eskisehirspor FC, Tur­key) and Anyora Ugonna (Haugesund FC, Norway).

Forwards: Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow, Rus­sia), Emmanuel Emenike (Fenerbahce FC, Turkey), Gbolahan Salami (Warri Wolves, Nigeria), Osa­guona Ighodaro (Enugu Rangers, Nigeria), Vic­tor Moses (Stoke City, England), Aaron Samuel (Guangzhou R & F, Chi­na), Aaron Samuel (SV ScholzGrodig, Austria), and Babatunde Michael (Volyn Lutsk, Ukraine).


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