Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, has unveiled a list of Twenty four home based professional players who will be joined later by their foreign based counterparts for the all-important World Cup qualifier against the Harambee Stars of Kenya, scheduled for twenty-third of March in Calabar, Cross River State.
The Twenty-four-man list include Eagles home-based skipper, Chigozie Agbim, Sunday Mba, who was one of the heroes of Nigeria’s 2013 AFCON win, Godfrey Oboabona, the Sunshine Stars skipper, who featured in all games of the tournament in South Africa, Gabriel Reuben, Papa Idris and goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi .
To the surprise of sports loving Nigerians Shooting Stars of Ibadan goaltender, Dele Ajiboye, was included in the team. He started with the under Seventeen and has been with the Flying Eagles and the National under twenty three Team. A young and agile goalie, Ajiboye, is expected to bring his wealth of experience through the ranks to bear in the battle for gloves for the national team
The team will as usual encamp at Bolton White Apartment, Zone 7 in Abuja from Sunday, 10th March, from where they will be joined by foreign based players next week for the trip to Calabar, venue of the encounter.