On Wednesday, Nigerian Coach Stephen Keshi released a list of 24 home-based professional players who will be part of the full squad set to represent the Super Eagles at the 2014 World Cup qualifiers against Harambee Stars of Kenya.
The match is set to come up on 23rd March in Calabar where Keshi has ensured to make available only players who are fit and ready a list which is to be presented by the team’s technical crew on Friday releasing a list of foreign based players by Super Eagle’s Media Officer, Ben Alaiya who quoted the Scribe of the team.
The team will as usual encamp at Bolton White Apartment, Zone 7 in Abuja from Sunday, March 10, from where they will be joined by foreign based players next week for the trip to Calabar, venue of the encounter. Below is the full list of invited players for the game against Kenya in Calabar.
Goalkeepers: Agbim Chigozie (Rangers), Akpeyi Daniel (Heartland), Ajiboye Dele (3SC).
Defenders: Egwueke Azubuike (Warri Wolves), Papa Idris (Kano Pillars), Zango Umar (Kano Pillars), Oboabona Godfrey (Sunshine Stars), Kwambe Solomon (Sunshine Stars), Chibuzo Okonkwo (Rangers), Ezekiel Bassey (Lobi Stars), Benjamin Francis (Heartland), Zubaru Muhammed (Tornadoes).
Midfielders and Forwards: Mba Sunday (Nigeria), Gabriel Ruben (Kano Pillars), Gambo Muhammed (Kano Pillars), Ubale Mannir (Kano Pillars), Pius Samson (Ranchers Bees), Ohanduku Gomo (Sharks), Obinna Nwanchukwu (Heartland), Saka Ayo (Enyimba), Jiya Muhammed (Bayelsa FC), Emeka Ezeh (Rangers), Anthony Okputu (Lobi Stars), Adepoju Taofeek (3SC).