Keshi Invites Agbim, 25 Others For Egypt


Super Eagles Coach, Steven Keshi has named Captain Chigozie Agbim to lead 26 players called to the camp for month’s international friendly match with Egypt, in Abu Dhabi.

In the list released by the NFF this afternoon, are three goalkeepers, eight defenders and 15 midfielders and forwards. The players and officials are expected at the Bolton White Apartments, Zone 7, Abuja on Monday, 2 April before 1pm, with their international passports.

Other prominent names are defenders Godfrey Oboabona and Azubuike Egwueke, who played the entire duration of last month’s 2013 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Rwanda in Kigali; midfielder Reuben Gabriel who came in as substitute and playmaker Ejike Uzoenyi, who dazzled endlessly against Rwanda and was voted Most Valuable Player.

Nigeria Premier League top scorer, Mustapha Babadidi of Gombe United, earlier called to the U-17 Team camp, has also been invited to fight for shirts with the big boys.

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Goalkeepers: Chigozie Agbim (Warri Wolves), Okemute Odah (Sharks FC),

Daniel Akpeyi (Heartland FC) Defenders: Juwon Oshaniwa (Sharks FC), Godfrey Oboabona (Sunshine Stars), Azubuike Egwueke (Warri Wolves), Papa Idris (Kano Pillars), Ahmed Adesope (3SC), Shehu Maija’ma (Wikki Tourists), Uzochukwu Ogonna (Enugu Rangers), Nura Mohammed (Enyimba FC)

Midfielders/Forwards: Obinna Nwachukwu (Heartland FC), Bartholomew Ibenegbu (Heartland FC), Izu Azuka (Sunshine Stars), Uche Kalu (Enyimba FC), Uche Ossai (Warri Wolves), Reuben Gabriel (Kano Pillars), Ejike Uzoenyi (Enugu Rangers), Sunday Mba (Warri Wolves), Henry Uche (Enyimba FC), Barnabas Imenger Jnr (Kwara United), Mustapha Babadidi (Gombe United), Jabason Solomon (Akwa United), Hassan Hussein (Dolphins FC), Gbolahan Salami (Enyimba FC), Lawal Mohammed (Ranch Bees)

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