2014 World Cup: Keshi Unveils 35-Man List In Abuja

Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi is expected to unveil his 36-man provisional list for the Brazil 2014 World Cup when he holds a meeting with the technical committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, in Abuja today.

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According to reports, Keshi would defend his list of invited players for the Super Eagles pre-World Cup camp while the technical committee members are also expected to assure the coach on their support for the World Cup campaign.

The Super Eagles list has been shrouded in controversy after Keshi’s recent comment that he would not include Villarreal of Spain striker Ikechukwu Uche in his provisional squad.

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 * Osaze Odemwingie is expected to make a return to Super Eagles team list today

There have been speculations that the likes of Stoke City’s Osaze Odemwingie and Chinedu Ogbuke Obasi of Shalke 04 would make a surprise return to the team.

A report stated at the weekend that Keshi had short-listed six home based players and 29 foreign based players in his provisional list.

Some of the notable players expected in the provisional squad include, Mikel Obi, Emmanuel Emenike, Godfrey Oboabona, Kenneth Omeruo, Onazi, Vincent Enyeama and Chigozie Agbim.

The NFF’s Executive Board is expected to meet in the future to ratify whatever decisions reached at the meeting between the technical committee and Keshi today.

Mike Umeh, NFF’s first Vice President said the board’s duty is to see how to enhance the team’s performance at the World Cup.

The 2014 World Cup starts on 12 June and ends 13 July in Brazil.

Source: Vanguard

8 COMMENTS

  1. I don’ t know why keshi refused to call ile uche because he lacks tactical discipline. I think all our best strikers should be called so that he can pick the best out of them for the world cup.

  2. I don’ t know why keshi refused to call ike uche because he lacks tactical discipline. I think all our best strikers should be called so that he can pick the best out of them for the world cup.

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  4. keshi pls don’t think the happenings, but pls think the doings. Ik Uche might have ignored the rain, but the question is, the rain that is about to fall is he in a good position to be one of the men that can keep, stored the rain if Yes then he is useful, because not the ignorance but the ability and display.

  5. Keshi should listen to people and include Ik Uche and Anichebe in his list, so that his case will not be like Siasia case

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