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Nigeria makes final roster cuts
June 3rd, 2014 10:09AM

TAGS:  world cup 2014


[WORLD CUP 2014] Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi dropped Sunday Mba, whose goal gave the Super Eagles the 2013 Confederations Cup title, Victor Obinna, whose free-kick goal won the World Cup qualification playoff series against Ethiopia, and five other players from his World Cup squad.

The Super Eagles face Greece in Chester, Pa., on Tuesday before heading to Jacksonville, Pa., for its match against the USA on Saturday.

Nigeria Roster:
Goalkeepers: Chigozie Agbim (Gombe United), 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), John Mikel Obi (Chelsea/ENG), Victor Moses (Chelsea/ENG), Ogenyi Onazi (Lazio/ITA), Michael Uchebo (Cercle Brugge/BEL)
Forwards: Shola Ameobi (Newcastle United/ENG), Michael Babatunde (Volyn Lutsk/UKR), Emmanuel Emenike (Fenerbahce/TUR), Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow), Uche Nwofor (Heerenveen/NED), Peter Odemwingie (Stoke City/ENG).

1 comment
  1. Eric Schmitt
    commented on: June 3, 2014 at 7:12 p.m.
    I think you mean the 2013 African Cup of Nations. Brazil won the 2013 Confederations Cup.

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