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Mikel Obi, Yobo & Odemwingie Part of Keshi’s 30-Man Provisional World Cup Squad



Mikel Obi & Osaze Odemwingie - May 2014 - BN Sports - 02

Head coach Stephen Keshi has announced his provisional squad for the 2014 World Cup. The names will be further narrowed down to 23 on June 2nd, as the World Cup kicks off on June 12.

Nigeria which will be making its fifth appearance at sports biggest event – move over Superbowl, is in the same group as Argentina, Iran and Bosnia.

Osaze Odemwingie will be joining the team this time around, after his rift with Keshi. He will join Joseph Yobo, Mikel Obi and Vincent Enyeama, in the team.

Villareal’s Ikechukwu Uche, a favourite among football fans, was snubbed by the coach.

Full Squad
Goalkeepers: Vincent Enyeama, Austin Ejide, Chigozie Agbim, Daniel Akpeyi.
Defenders: Elderson Echiejile, Juwon Oshaniwa, Efe Ambrose, Godfrey Oboabona, Azubuike Egwuekwe, Kenneth Omeruo, Joseph Yobo, Kunle Odunlami.
Midfielders: Mikel Obi, Ogenyi Onazi, Ramon Azeez, Ejike Uzoenyi, Sunday Mba, Reuben Gabriel, Nosa Igiebor, Joel Obi.
Strikers: Ahmed Musa, Shola Ameobi, Victor Moses, Emmanuel Emenike, Obinna Nsofor, Osaze Odemwingie, Babatunde Michael, Michael Uchebo, Nnamdi Oduamadi, Nwofor Uche


  1. Ada Nnewi

    May 7, 2014 at 11:36 am

    Osaze is on the team…Someone really twisted Keshi’s arm

  2. Busarni

    May 7, 2014 at 12:13 pm

    What is chigozie agbim and yobo doing on that list. Nonsense, keshi should just wait for his sack letter after the world cup. Ike uche not on the list? Naija i hail thee.

    • Ms julz

      May 7, 2014 at 1:19 pm

      Like seriously, why have yobo on that team? I don’t think he should be on that list, my opinion

  3. Beekay

    May 7, 2014 at 12:55 pm

    Osazee I can understand but Yobo I cannot. Good luck to the Super Eagles


    May 7, 2014 at 1:10 pm

    Osaze making the list is a good decision, am looking forward to seeing him in the 23 man squad going to Brazil

  5. bride2mum

    May 7, 2014 at 1:36 pm

    Awww happy Osaze is joining now.

  6. @edDREAMZ

    May 7, 2014 at 3:56 pm

    If yu think he made a mistake then go take over frm him….. nice selection man but why yobo…??

  7. nene

    May 7, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    yay! osaze is back! he’s an amazing player and i hope he hasn’t lost his talent after all he’s been through.

  8. Ani

    May 7, 2014 at 5:30 pm

    My fine yellow pawpaw Osaze, nice to have you back on the team.

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