KESHI SNUBS MIKEL, OSAZE, YAKUBU

Filed in Sports by on May 18, 2012

Keshi snubs Mikel, Osaze, Yakubu
On May 18, 2012 · In Sports

Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Stephen Keshi yesterday 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.

He however overlooked EPL’s trio of Mikel Obi, Osaze Odemwengie and Yakubu Aiyegbeni.

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.

Mikel, Osaze and Yakubu

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.

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
(Valerenga, Norway)

Strikers: Omatsone Aluko (Rangers, Scotland), Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow, Russia), Ikechukwu Uche (Granada, Spain), John Utaka (Montpellier, France)

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