Nigeria coach Stephen
Keshi has named his 23-
man squad players for the
World Cup in Brazil. The
Africa Cup of Nations
champions will be making
their fifth appearance at world football’s major
showpiece and have been drawn in the same group
with Argentina, Iran and Bosnia.
Experienced names such as Vincent Enyeama, Austin
Ejide, Joseph Yobo and Elderson Echiejile who were
part of the squad to South Africa 2010 made the final
list and will look to make amends for their group
stage exit in their last outing.
Top scorer of the 29th Africa Cup of Nations,
Emmanuel Emenike, Godfrey Oboabona, John Obi
Mikel and Victor Moses will be expected to make
their World Cup debut when the championship kicks
There are three goalkeepers, eight defenders, five
midfielders and seven strikers.
Goalkeepers: Vincent Enyeama, Austin Ejide, Chigozie
Defenders: Joseph Yobo, Elderson Echiejile, Juwon
Oshaniwa, Godfrey Oboabona, Azubuike Egwuekwe,
Kenneth Omeruo, Efe Ambrose, Kunle Odunlami
Midfielders: John Mikel Obi, Ogenyi Onazi, Ramon
Azeez, Michael Uchebo, Reuben Gabriel
Strikers : Osaze Odemwingie, Ahmed Musa, Shola
Ameobi, Emmanuel Emenike, Babatunde Michael,
Victor Moses, Uche Nwofor..
The dropped players are.
. Daniel Akpeyi, Ejike Uzoenyi, Nnamdi
Oduamadi,Joel Obi,Nosa Igiebor,Sunday Mba and
Obinna Nsofor were dropped!