Nigeria names killer squad for Ethopia

Nigeria Super Eagles

Nigeria Super Eagles

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi have named an unchanged list of 23 players from the Malawi qualifier for their first leg of 2014 FIFA World Cup final fixture against Ethiopia next month.

The Nigeria Super Eagles will play the Antelopes of Ethopia inside the National Stadium, Addis Ababa on 12 October.

The reverse fixture will take place at the U.J Esuene Stadium, Calabar on Saturday, November 16.

Keshi called up three goalkeepers, seven defenders, seven midfielders and six strikers for the crucial encounter.

The African champions must be victorious after the results of the two legs affairs if they want to be in Brazil Next year.


 Vincent Enyeama (Lille FC, France); Austin Ejide (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel); Chigozie Agbim (Rangers, Nigeria)

Defenders: Elderson Echiejile (Sporting Braga, Portugal); Francis Benjamin (Heartland, Nigeria); Efe Ambrose (Celtic, Scotland); Solomon Kwambe (Sunshine Stars, Nigeria); Godfrey Oboabona (Rizespor, Turkey); Azubuike Egwuekwe (Warri Wolves, Nigeria); James Okwuosa (Chippa United, South Africa)

Midfielders: John Mikel Obi (Chelsea,England); John Ogu (Academica de Coimbra, Portugal); Ogenyi Onazi (Lazio, Italy); Nosa Igiebor (Real Betis, Spain); Victor Moses (Liverpool, England); Sunday Mba (Rangers, Nigeria); Nnamdi Oduamadi (AC Milan, Italy)

Forwards: Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow, Russia); Brown Ideye (Dynamo Kyiv, Ukraine); Shola Ameobi (Newcastle United, England); Emmanuel Emenike(Fenerbahce, Turkey); Obinna Nsofor (Lokomotiv Moscow, Russia); Uche Nwofor (Heerenveen, Netherlands)