It’s official! Odemwingie, Yobo make Keshi’s final 23-man squad for 2014 World Cup – See full list

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Jun 2nd, 2014
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imageThe recalled duo of Osaze Odemwingie and Joseph Yobo, have been included in Stephen Keshi’s final 23-man squad, that will represent the country at the 2014 World Cup.

Yobo, who spent last season on loan at Premier League side Norwich City, is expected to take over the captaincy from Lille goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama, who has stood in for the past year the defender has been out of the team.

Odemwingie will bring his pace and experience to the Eagles attack, which will also feature Emmanuel Emenike, Victor Moses and Ahmed Musa. Chelsea’s John Mikel Obi and Lazio’s Ogenyi Onazi, will bring flair and bite to the midfield.

Goalkeepers:
Vincent Enyeama (Lille/FRA),
Chigozie Agbim (Gombe United),
Austin Ejide (/ISR)

Defenders:
Elderson Echiejile (Monaco/FRA),
Efe Ambrose (Celtic FC/SCO),
Godfrey Oboabona (Rizespor/TUR)
Azubuike Egwuekwe (Warri Wolves),
Kenneth Omeruo (Middlesbrough/ENG),
Juwon Oshaniwa (Ashdod FC/ISR),
Joseph Yobo (Norwich City/ENG)

Midfielders:
Mikel Obi (Chelsea/ENG),
Ogenyi Onazi, (Lazio/ITA)
Ejike Uzoenyi (Enugu Rangers),
Gabriel Reuben (Beveren/BEL),
Nosa Igiebor (Real Betis/SPA),
Sunday Mba (CA Bastia/FRA),
Michael Uchebo (Cercle Brugge/BEL)

Forwards:
Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow/RUS),
Shola Ameobi (Newcastle United/ENG)
Victor Moses (Chelsea/ENG),
Emmanuel Emenike (Fenerbahce/TUR),
Osaze Odemwingie, (Stoke city/ENG)
Nnamdi Oduamadi (Varese/ITA)

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