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Nigeria name squad to face Bafana

2014-08-20 08:40
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Cape Town - The Nigeria Football Federation has announced the 23 players that will take part in the first two AFCON qualifiers. 

SoccerLaduma report that the NFF has called up 23 players for September's AFCON qualifiers.

Nigeria face Congo on September 6 at home before travelling to South Africa to face Bafana Bafana on September 10 at the Cape Town Stadium.

Nigeria have named the squad despite Stephen Keshi not officially agreeing to continuing leading the team.

The strong 23 man squad features World Cup stars Vincent Enyeama, Ogneyi Onazi and Ahmed Musa.

The full Super Eagles squad: 

Goalkeepers: 
Vincent Enyeama (Lille OSC, France); Austin Ejide (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel); Chigozie Agbim (Gombe United, Nigeria)

Defenders: 
Elderson Echiejile (Monaco FC, France); Juwon Oshaniwa (Ashdod FC, Israel); Efe Ambrose (Celtic FC, Scotland); Godfrey Oboabona (Rizespor FC, Turkey); Azubuike Egwuekwe (Warri Wolves, Nigeria); Kenneth Omeruo (Middlesbrough FC, England); Kunle Odunlami (Sunshine Stars, Nigeria)

Midfielders:
John Mikel Obi (Chelsea FC, England); Ogenyi Onazi (SS Lazio, Italy); Ramon Azeez (Almeria FC, Spain); Joel Obi (Inter Milan, Italy); Nosa Igiebor (Real Betis, Spain); Omatsone Aluko (Hull City, England)

Forwards:
Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow, Russia); Emmanuel Emenike (Fenerbahce FC, Turkey); Chinedu Obasi (Schalke 04, Germany); Uche Nwofor (Heerenveen FC, Netherlands); Nnamdi Oduamadi (AS Varese 1910, Italy); Gbolahan Salami (Warri Wolves); Christian Osaguona (Enugu Rangers)   

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