Orange AFCON 2013 – Nigeria: Keshi’s final 23 named
Nigeria have announced their final squad for the forthcoming Orange Africa cup of nations in South Africa. John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses make the team alongside Brown Ideye, Ahmed Musa and Emmanuel Emenike. The Super Eagles enter the continental showpiece January 25 against defending champions, Zambia.
Nigeria 23-man squad
Goalkeepers: Vincent Enyeama (Maccabi Tel Aviv/ISR), Austin Ejide (Hapoel Be’er Sheba/ISR) and Chigozie Agbim (Enugu Rangers).
Defenders: Elderson Echiejile (FC Braga/POR), Juwon Oshaniwa (Ashdod FC/ISR), Joseph Yobo (Fenerbahce/TUR), Efe Ambrose (Celtic/SCO), Azubuike Egwuekwe (Warri Wolves), Kenneth Omeruo (ADO Den Haag/NED) and Godfrey Oboabona (Sunshine Stars).
Midfielders: Mikel Obi (Chelsea/ENG), Nosa Igiebor (Real Betis/SPA), Ogenyi Onazi (SS Lazio/ITA), Obiora Nwankwo (Calcio Padova/ITA), Fegor Ogude (Valerenga/NOR) and Gabriel Reuben (Kano Pillars).
Forwards: Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow/RUS), Emmanuel Emenike (Spartak Moscow/RUS), Victor Moses (Chelsea/ENG), Brown Ideye (Dynamo Kiev/UKR), Ikechukwu Uche (Villarreal/SPA) and Ejike Uzoenyi, Sunday Mba (Enugu Rangers).