Friday, June 7, 2013

Eagles Confederations Cup list

Nigeria's 23 man list for the Fifa Confederations Cup has been

officially announced by the World governing body.

The squad is populated by the 2013 Afcon cup winning squad with a
sprinkling of emerging players as eight players from the domestic
league were also included.

Warri Wolves centre back Azubuike Egwekuwe, Godfrey Oboabona of
Sunshine Stars, Rangers of Enugu trio of Emeka Eze, Chigozie Agbim and
Afcon 2013 final hero Sunday Mba also made the cut.

The new entrants include John Ogu from Academica de Coimbra,

Michael Babatunde fo Ukrainian side FC Kryvbas Kryvyj Rih and Anthony
Ujah 1. FC Koeln of who will all be making their maiden tournament bow
with Nigeria.


Nigeria is making her confederations cup debut in Brazil and are
grouped alongside Spain, South American champions Uruguay and surprise
Oceania representatives Tahiti in Group B.

The tournament kicks of on June 15 with the hosts, Brazil taking on
Japan in the showpiece tournament to test Brazil's readiness to host
the World in 2014.

The full list

Goalkeepers: Vincent Enyeama (Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC ) Austin Ejide
(Hapoel Petah Tikva FC  ) Chigozie Agbim(Enugu Rangers FC)

Defenders: Efe Ambrose (Celtic FC) Kenneth Omerou (Ado den Haag)

Emeka Eze (Enugu Rangers FC) Elderson Echiejile (SC Braga) Solomon
Kwambe(Sunshie Stars FC) Benjamin Francis (Heartland FC) Godfrey
Oboabona (Sunshine Stars FC) Azubuike Egwuekwe (Warri Wolves FC)


Midfielders: John Mikel Obi (Chelsea FC) Ogenyi Onazi (SS Lazio)
John Ogu (Academica de Coimbra) Fegor Ogude (Valerenga IF Oslo)
Michael Babatunde (FC Kryvbas Kryvyj Rih) Nnamdi Oduamadi (AS Varese
1910) Sunday Mba (Enugu Rangers FC)

Attackers: Brown Ideye () Joseph Akpala (SV Werder Bremen ) Gambo
Mohammed (Kano Pillars FC) Anthony Ujah (1. FC Koeln
Gambo Mohammed/pic courtesy Rabark

1 comment:

  1. Nigerian Football team has finest players in the world -