Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi
The national team, Super Eagles will next week begin earnest preparations for the CAN 2013 Nations Cup, as 24 home-based players will converge on Abuja, the nation’s capital for the international friendly against Venezuela in Miami, United States.
The game has been scheduled for November 14 and its one of the friendlies that has been lined up to toughen the Nigerian side for the Nations Cup championship.
Super Eagles spokesman, Ben Alaiya quotes Team Scribe, Dayo Enebi Achor, as advising all invited players to resume at the Bolton White Apartment unfailingly on Sunday, November 4. They are to report with their international passports and two passport photographs (embassy size).
The list consist of two goalkeepers, nine defenders and 13 midfieders and strikers.
Below is the full list of invited players that will as usual be led by home-based skipper, Chigozie Agbim of Warri Wolves.
1. AGBIM CHIGOZIE- WARRI WOLVES FC 2. AKPEYI DANIEL- HEARTLAND FC
3. OBOABONA GODFREY I-SUNSHINE STARS FC4. KWAMBE SOLOMON -SUNSHINE STARS FC5. EGWUEKWE AZUBUIKE - WARRI WOLVES FC6. ZANGO UMAR- KANO PILLARS FC7. PAPA IDRIS - KANO PILLARS FC8. BENJAMIN FRANCIS I -HEARTLAND FC9. UDOH KINGSLEY - HEARTLAND FC10. SOLOMOM YAYA-KWARA UNITED FC11. UGWU UWADIEGU- ENYIMBA FC
MIDFIELDERS AND FORWARDS
12. UZOENYI EJIKE C -RANGERS FC13. EMEKA EZE - RANGERS FC14. MBA SUNDAY- WARRI WOLVES FC15. HENRY UCHE I- ENYIMBA FC16. ONDUKU GOMO-SHARKS FC17. UBALE MANNIR -KANO PILLARS18. RUBEN GABRIEL -KANO PILLARS19. GAMBO MOHAMMED - KANO PILLARS FC20. SANI SANUSI - GOMBE UNITED21. ANTHONY OKPUTU- LOBI STARS FC22. EMMANUEL AJIA - LOBI STARS FC23. AZUBUIKE OKEY - NIGER TONADOES FC24. NWANCHUKWU OBINNA- HEARTLAND FC