Stephen Keshi Names Roster For Trip To Abidjan

Published: July 24, 2013
Stephen Keshi Names Roster For Trip To AbidjanNigeria gaffer Stephen Keshi on Wednesday announced a final 18 - man roster for the return leg CHAN qualifier against the Elephants of Cote d' Ivoire holding this weekend in Abidjan.

Six players that had been training with the squad will not make the trip to the commercial capital of Cote d' Ivoire

Injured striker Gambo Mohammed, Ganiyu Ogungbe, Haruna Babalo, Jiya Mohammed, Dele Olorundare, Ezekiel Bassey will not board the plane to Abidjan on Thursday.

The domestic Eagles won the first leg played in Kaduna 4  -  1 and can qualify for the competition in South Africa next year if they win the reverse tie or don't lose by more than two goals.

Squad To Abidjan

Goalkeepers: Chigozie Agbim (Enugu Rangers), Daniel Akpeyi (Heartland)
Defenders: Azubuike Egwuekwe (Warri Wolves), Godfrey Oboabona, Kwambe Solomon, Kunle Odunlami (Sunshine Stars), Chibuzor Okonkwo (Enugu Rangers), Benjamin Francis (Heartland)
Midfielders: Sunday Mba (Enugu Rangers), Rabiu Ali (Kano Pillars), Oladapo Olufemi (Shooting Stars), Ayo Saka (Enyimba)
Strikers: Gomo Onduku (Bayelsa United), Ifeanyi Edeh (Enyimba), Ezekiel Mbah (Akwa United), Abdullahi Gero (Enugu Rangers), Etebo Oghene, Osadinye Joseph (Warri Wolves FC)

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