AFCON 2013 - Which Nigerian Players Will Make the Final List

There is anxiety amongst the players in coach Stephen Keshi's provisional list ahead of the publication of the final list of players to take on Liberia in Calabar.

John Mikel Obi (10) under challenge from Guinean players in a recent match.

  • Nigeria:  Mikel Ready to Down Lone Star

    Vanguard, 26 September 2012

    John Obi Mikel who is staging a return to the Eagles under coach Stephen Keshi hinted that he is ready to battle Liberia and secure a win that will earn Nigeria qualification for ... read more »

  • Nigeria/Liberia:  Mikel Makes Super Eagles' List for Liberia

    Daily Trust, 25 September 2012

    Chelsea FC of England midfielder, John Mikel Obi has been invited to camp by the Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi, ahead of the return leg encounter of 2013 Nations Cup qualifier ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Keshi Must Be Under Pressure, Abigor Fears

    Vanguard, 27 September 2012

    Godwin Abigor could not understand why Stephen Keshi would invite 38 players for a camping period that will be just four days for the foreign-based pros and just about ten days for ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Mikel Returns to Eagles

    Leadership, 25 September 2012

    Super Eagles boss, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, has listed 23 home-based stars and 15 foreign based players for the crunch October 13 Nations Cup qualifying cracker against the Lone ... read more »

Photo: Vanguard

Nigeria's Super Eagles training

  • Nigeria/Liberia:  SA 2013 - Mikel Returns for Liberia, As Keshi Names 38 Players

    This Day, 25 September 2012

    After a long time in the wilderness, Chelsea star, John Obi Mikel has returned to the Super Eagles fold after coach Stephen Keshi, listed him along with 14 other foreign-based ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Keshi Invites 38 Eagles for Lone Star

    Daily Trust, 26 September 2012

    Coach Stephen Keshi yesterday made public the list of Super Eagles players invited to camp preparatory to the final showdown between the Eagles and Lone Star of Liberia on October ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Keshi Joins Soccerex Cast

    This Day, 26 September 2012

    Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Keshi, is the latest addition to a star-studded cast of football legends who will grace the Lagos Soccerex Seminar scheduled to begin Thursday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  SA 2013 Qualifier - Keshi Denies Pressure to Recall Mikel

    This Day, 26 September 2012

    Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi, Tuesday night rebutted insinuations that the restoration of John Mikel to Nigeria's roster for the Africa Cup of Nations tie against Liberia was ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Keshi Invites 'Mammoth Crowd' for Five-Day Training

    Vanguard, 26 September 2012

    Super Eagles boss, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, going by his approach, will not start more than seven foreign-based players in the Nations Cup tie against Liberia in Calabar October ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nations Cup Qualifier - Mikel Returns to Eagles

    Leadership, 26 September 2012

    Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi has been invited as one of the foreign based pro for the crucial 2013 Nations Cup qualifier game against the Lone Stars of Liberia on October 13 ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  John Mikel Obi to Play Against Liberia

    Vanguard, 25 September 2012

    Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi has been recalled for next month's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at home against Liberia. read more »