Saturday, September 27, 2014

Keshi Names 23 Man Squad for AFCON 2015 Qualifier Against Sudan

Freelance Head Coach of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi has named a 23 man squad recalling goalkeeper and skipper Vincent Enyeama for next month’s 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying clash away and home against Sudan.
Both teams will clash in Khartoum on Saturday, October 11 before trading tackles at the National Stadium, Abuja four days later.

Stephen Keshi also gave call ups to some 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 back from injury, Reading of England’s, Hope Akpan and Austria based forward Sunday Emmanuel.

Super Eagles Full List:

  • Goalkeepers: Vincent Enyeama (Lille OSC, France), Austin Ejide (HapoelBe’erSheva, Israel), ChigozieAgbim (Gombe United).

  • Defenders: Elderson Echiejile (Monaco FC, France), Juwon Oshaniwa (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), 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), Babatunde Michael (Volyn Lutsk, Ukraine).

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