Imoh Ezekiel, Ramon Azeez Set To Make International Debut

Published: February 12, 2014
Imoh Ezekiel, Ramon Azeez Set To Make International Debut It has been officially announced that manager Stephen Keshi has invited Ramon Azeez, Michael Uchebo and Imoh Ezekiel for the exhibition match with Mexico on March 5.

But the headline name on the 23 - man list unveiled on Wednesday evening must be new Norwich signing Joseph Yobo, who has been omitted from several rosters announced since the 2013 African Cup of Nations.

The squad also includes Ejike Uzoenyi, best player at the recently concluded African Nations Championship, Azubuike Egwuekwe, Kunle Odunlami and Shehu Abdullahi .

An analysis of the roster reveals that 2 goalkeepers, 8 defenders, 5 midfielders and 8 attackers have been called up for the trip to Atlanta, Georgia.

Goalkeepers: Vincent Enyeama (Lille FC, France); Austin Ejide (Hapoel Beer Sheva, Israel)

Defenders: Elderson Echiejile (Monaco FC, France); Efe Ambrose (Celtic FC, Scotland); Godfrey Oboabona (Rizespor, Turkey); Azubuike Egwuekwe (Warri Wolves); Kenneth Omeruo (Middlesbrough FC, England); Juwon Oshaniwa (Ashdod FC, Israel); Joseph Yobo (Norwich City, England); Kunle Odunlami (Sunshine Stars)

Midfielders: John Mikel Obi (Chelsea FC, England); Ogenyi Onazi (SS Lazio, Italy); Ramon Azeez (UD Almeria, Spain); Shehu Abdullahi (Kano Pillars); Ejike Uzoenyi (Enugu Rangers)

Forwards: Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow, Russia); Shola Ameobi (Newcastle United, England); Victor Moses (Liverpool FC, England); Emmanuel Emenike (Fenerbahce FC. Turkey); Obinna Nsofor (Chievo Verona, Italy); Bright Dike (Toronto FC, Canada), Imoh Ezekiel (Standard Liege, Belgium); Michel Uchebo (Cercle Brugge, Belgium)

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