Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Stephen Keshi on Thursday named Skipper
Joseph Yobo and 10 other overseas-based professionals for the three
2014 FIFA World Cup and 2013 African Cup of Nations qualifying matches
coming up next month.
Yobo, who stars for Fenerbahce of Turkey, is one of only three
defenders, with Israel-based Efe Ambrose and Portugal-based Elderson
Echiejile the other names.
Goalkeepers Vincent Enyeama and Austin Ejide are called, as well as
midfielders Victor Moses and Fegor Ogude, and strikers Omatsone Aluko,
Ikechukwu Uche, Ahmed Musa and John Utaka.
Keshi explained at the world press conference in Abuja that the
overseas contingent will be joined by 18 of the 22 players who will
travel to Lima for the international friendly against Peru taking
place on May 23.
THE FULL LIST:
Goalkeepers: Vincent Enyeama (Lille OSC, France), Austin Ejide (Hapoel
Petah Tikva (Israel)
Defenders: Joseph Yobo (Fenerbahce, Turkey), Elderson Echiejile (FC
Braga, Portugal), Efe Ambrose (Ashdod MS, Israel)
Midfielders: Victor Moses (Wigan Athletic, England), Fegor Ogude
Strikers: Omatsone Aluko (Rangers, Scotland), Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow,
Russia), Ikechukwu Uche (Granada, Spain), John Utaka (Montpellier,