Keshi Names Four New Faces For Ivory Coast Clash
Published: July 11, 2013
Keshi Names Four New Faces For Ivory Coast ClashManager Stephen Keshi has named four fresh faces in his roster for the return leg CHAN qualifier against the Elephants of Cote d'Ivoire next weekend in Abidjan.

Otherwise, he has kept faith with the majority of the squad that was assembled for the first leg clash in Kaduna, northern Nigeria, which Nigeria won 4 - 1.

Colombia 2011 Fifa Under 20 World Cup star and Hapoel Haifa target Ganiyu Ogungbe, Kano Pillars Rabiu Mohammed, Alhaji Gero of Enugu Rangers and Warri Wolves attacker Osadinye Joseph are the new invitees.

The invited players are expected to report to camp on July 15. Before the trip to Cote d' Ivoire on July 24, four players will be chopped off from the squad.

The domestic Eagles will qualify for the African championship for the first time ever if they avoid losing to their West African rivals by a three - goal margin, taking account of the away goals rule.

Roster

Goalkeepers: Chigozie Agbim (Enugu Rangers), Daniel Akpeyi (Heartland)
 
Defenders: Azubuike Egwuekwe (Warri Wolves), Godfrey Oboabona (Sunshine Stars), Ganiyu Ogungbe (Kwara United), Kwambe Solomon, Kunle Odunlami (Sunshine Stars); Chibuzor Okonkwo (Enugu Rangers), Benjamin Francis (Heartland), Ezekiel Bassey (Lobi Stars)
 
Midfielders: Sunday Mba (Enugu Rangers), Rabiu Mohammed (Kano Pillars ), Oladapo Olufemi (Shooting Stars), Ayo Saka (Enyimba), Mohammed Jiya (Bayelsa United)
 
Strikers: Gambo Mohammed Gambo (Kano Pillars), Gomo Onduku (Bayelsa United), Ifeanyi Edeh (Enyimba), Ezekiel Mbah (Akwa United), Abdullahi Gero (Enugu Rangers), ,Haruna Babalo (El-Kanemi Warriors), Etebo Oghene, Osadinye Joseph (Warri Wolves FC), Dele Olorundare (Sunshine Stars)
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