11 November 2012

Nigeria: Nine Home-Based Eagles for Venezuela

After days of intensive training in Abuja, coach of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi yesterday selected nine NPL stars to join up with the 11 foreign based players for the November 14 international friendly match against Venezuela.

The nine man list was announced lunch time yesterday by Assistant Coach Dan 'the Bull' Amokachi on behalf of Head Coach Stephen Keshi.

Leading the pack is home-based skipper, Chigozie Agbim, who recently moved from Warri Wolves to Rangers International, expectedly Sunshine Stars skipper, Godfrey Oboabona, also made the cut, same for left back Benjamin Francis, who has been in impressive form at the national team's camp.

Towering Warri Wolves centre back Azubuike Egwueke, Solomon Kwambe, who is gradually establishing himself in the right back position, Kano Pillars centre back, Zango Umar, Heartland of Owerri midfielder, Henry Uche, former Golden Eaglets skipper, Sunday Mba of Warri Wolves and Rangers winger, Ejike Uzoenyi, complete the list of home based stars for the friendly.

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