Agbim leads 25 other players to Eagles’ camp
Captain of the home boys, goalkeeper Chigozie Agbim is at the head of
26 players called to the camp of the Senior National Team, Super
Eagles, ahead of next month’s international friendly match with
African Cup of Nations record-winners, Egypt, in Abu Dhabi.
There are three goalkeepers, eight defenders and 15 midfielders and forwards.
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.
THE FULL LIST:
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
By Aderonke Ogunleye @aderonkew on twitter