Nigeria names 23-man squad

Nigeria logo (File)
Nigeria logo (File)
Cape Town - Nigerian coach, Stephen Keshi, has named his final 23-man squad for the 2014 Soccer World Cup in Brazil.

Keshi, linked with the vacant Bafana Bafana head coach position, will be hoping that the Super Eagles come out firing in Group F which include pre-tournament favourites Argentina, Iran and Bosnia and Herzegovnia. 

According to the Soccer-Laduma website, Keshi has left out Daniel Akpeyi, Joel Obi, Nosa Igiebor, Sunday Mba, Nnamdi Oduamadi, Ejike Uzoenyi and Obinna Nsofor for the showpiece event in
Brazil.

Nigeria's squad for the 2014 Soccer World Cup:

Goalkeepers:
Vincent Enyeama (Lille), Austin Ejide (Hapoel Be’er Sheva), Chigozie Agbim (Gombe United)

Defenders:
Elderson Echiejile (Monaco), Efe Ambrose (Celtic FC), Godfrey Oboabona (Rizespor), Azubuike Egwuekwe (Warri Wolves), Kenneth Omeruo (Middlesbrough), Juwon Oshaniwa (Ashdod FC), Joseph Yobo (Norwich City), Kunle Odunlami (Sunshine Stars)

Midfielders:
John Mikel Obi (Chelsea), Ogenyi Onazi, (Lazio), Reuben Gabriel (Beveren), Michael Uchebo (Cercle Brugge), Ramon Azeez (Almeria/SPA), Victor Moses (Chelsea)

Forwards:
Shola Ameobi (Newcastle United), Emmanuel Emenike (Fenerbahce), Peter Osaze Odemwingie, (Stoke City), Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow), Michael Babatunde (Volyn), Uche Nwofor (SC Heerenveen)

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