Keshi lists 30 home-based for Liberia friendly


In continuation of his talent discovery programme, the Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Stephen Keshi, has invited 30 players to the camp of the senior men’s national team, the Super Eagles, ahead of the international friendly against the Lone Stars of Liberia.


The international friendly between the two West African nations is scheduled to take place in Monrovia on February 15.


The Chief Media Officer of the Nigeria Football Federation, Ademola Olajire, stated this in a statement made available to The Eagle online.


The 49-year-old former senior team captain is at present in South Africa analysing the ongoing African Cup of Nations finals.


The Big Boss, as he is fondly called, is expected back in the country next week.



He has ordered the invited players to report to camp on February 5.


There are three goalkeepers, eight defenders, 11 midfielders and eight strikers.


Most of the players were in the squad that held Angola’s ‘A’ to a 0-0 draw in an international friendly in Abuja on January 11.


The Super Eagles are expected to leave for Monrovia on February 13.




GOALKEEPERS: Chigozie Agbim (Warri Wolves), Okemute Odah (Sharks FC), Daniel Akpeyi (Heartland FC).


DEFENDERS: Juwon Oshaniwa (Sharks FC), Osasco Omomo (Sunshine Stars), Azubuike Egwueke (Warri Wolves), Godfrey Oboabona (Sunshine Stars), Gbenga Arokoyo (Kwara Utd), Uche Oguchi (Heartland FC), Ahmed Adesope (3SC), Papa Idris (Kano Pillars).


MIDFIELDERS: Ossai Uche (Warri Wolves), Kola Anubi (Sharks FC), Ejike Uzoenyi (Enugu Rangers), Bartholomew Ibenegbu, Kingsley Salami, Stanley Ohabuchi (Heartland FC), Reuben Gabriel (Kano Pillars), Henry Uche (Enyimba FC), Solomon Jabason (Akwa United), Chidi Osuchukwu (Dolphins FC), Daniel Essien (Niger Tornadoes).


STRIKERS: Sunday Emmanuel (Enyimba), Sunday Mba, Jude Aneke (Warri Wolves), Izu Azuka (Sunshine Stars), Barnabas Imenger (Kwara Utd), Kabiru Umar (Heartland FC), Uche Kalu, Ifeanyi Ude (Enyimba FC).