Africa Afcon 2013 : Obafemi Martins not listed for Faroh camp

Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi did not include Levante striker Obafemi Martins among the 32 players that will resume camping at the Faroh camp in Portugal.

The 32 players will battle for 23 places in the team that will represent Nigeria at the 2013 Nations Cup in South Africa between January 19 and February 10.

The 32 players on Keshi’s list are Vincent Enyeama (Maccabi Tel Aviv, Israel), Austin Ejide (Hapoel Be’er Sheba, Israel), Chigozie Agbim (Enugu Rangers), Daniel Akpeyi (Heartland FC), Elderson Echiejile (Braga, Portugal), Juwon Oshaniwa (Ashdod FC, Israel), Benjamin Francis (Heartland FC), Joseph Yobo (Fenerbahce, Turkey), Efe Ambrose (Celtic FC, Scotland), Solomon

Kwambe (Sunshine Stars), Azubuike Egwuekwe (Warri Wolves), Danny Shittu (Millwall FC, England), Kenneth Omeruo (ADO Den Haag, Netherlands), Godfrey Oboabona (Sunshine Stars, Nigeria), Mikel Obi (Chelsea), Nosa Igiebor (Real Betis, Spain), Ogenyi Onazi (Lazio, Italy), Raheem Lawal (Adana Demirspor, Turkey), Obiora Nwankwo (Calcio Padova, Italy), Fegor Ogude (Valerenga FC, Norway), Reuben Gabriel (Kano Pillars, Nigeria), Rabiu Ibrahim (Celtic FC, Scotland), Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow), Emmanuel Emenike (Spartak Moscow), Brown Ideye (Dynamo Kyiv, Ukraine), Victor Moses (Chelsea), Uche Kalu (Rizespor, Turkey), Bright Dike (Portland Timbers, USA), Shola Ameobi (Newcastle), Ikechukwu Uche (Villarreal),  Ejike Uzoenyi (Enugu Rangers) and Sunday Mba (Enugu Rangers).


Obafemi Akinwunmi Martins (born 28 October 1984) is a Nigerian Footballer who plays as a forward for Lavante and the Nigeria national team. He is known for his speed on the ball. After leaving Nigeria for Italy at age 16, he has since played for a number of top-divisional clubs aroun Europe. He began his senior career in 2002 at the Italian Serie A club Inter Milan, before moving to the English Premier League club Newcastle in 2006, and then the German Bundesliga club Wolfsburg in 2009. Having joined Russian Premiere League side Rubin Kazan in July 2010, they loaned him to Birmingham Cityin January 2011.

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