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Keshi recalls Odemwingie for Nigeria squad
May 6th, 2014 9:15PM

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[WORLD CUP 2014] Nigeria national team coach Stephen Keshi, a longtime resident of California, has named his 30-player short list for the 2014 World Cup finals. The players represent clubs based in 12 different countries.

World Cup Squads:
Bosnia-Herzegovina (24)
Honduras (23)

Recalled after an absence of more than a year is Stoke City forward Peter Odemwingie. Keshi has until June 2 to cut down the squad to 23 players.

World Cup 2014: Warmup Schedule

The Super Eagles will face the USA five days later at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fla. It will be the final tuneup game for both teams.

Nigeria Roster (30 players):
Goalkeepers: Chigozie Agbim (Gombe United), Daniel Akpeyi (Heartland FC), Austin Ejide (Hapoel Beer Sheva/ISR), Vincent Enyeama (Lille/FRA). Defenders: Efe Ambrose (Celtic/SCO), Elderson Echiejile (Monaco/FRA), Azubuike Egwuekwe (Warri Wolves), Kunle Odunlami (Sunshine Stars), Godfrey Oboabona (Caykur Rizespor/TUR), Kenneth Omeruo (Middlesbrough/ENG), Juwon Oshaniwa (Ashdod/ISR), Joseph Yobo (Norwich City/ENG).
Midfielders: Ramon Azeez (Almeira/SPA), Reuben Gabriel (Waasland-Beveren/BEL), Nosa Igiebor (Real Betis/SPA), Sunday Mba (Bastia/FRA), Joel Obi (Parma/ITA), John Mikel Obi (Chelsea/ENG), Victor Moses (Liverpool/ENG), Nnamdi Oduamadi (Brescia/ITA), Ogenyi Onazi (Lazio/ITA), Ejike Uzoenyi (Enugu Rangers).
Forwards: Shola Ameobi (Newcastle United/ENG), Michael Babatunde (Volyn Lutsk/UKR), Emmanuel Emenike (Fenerbahce/TUR), Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow/RUS), Uche Nwofor (Heerenveen/NED), Victor Obinna (Chievo Verona/ITA), Peter Odemwingie (Stoke City/ENG), Michael Uchebo (Cercle Brugge/BEL).


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