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Nigeria names 28-man squad for Bostwana and Zambia

By on November 5, 2011
The Nigerian Football Federation has released a list of players that will be participate in the two consecutive friendly games this November. The Super Eagles will on the 12th of November take on the Zebras of Bostwana at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium before squaring up the Chipolopolo of Zambia in Kaduna three days later.  Ironically, both teams will be at the 2012 African Cup of Nations that Nigeria did not qualify for.
28 players have been pencilled down for these games. There is a return for Lille goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, who was frozen out by Samson Siasia and Dickson Etuhu. Victor Moses, who was cleared last month by Fifa to represent Nigeria, was also called up. Edward Ofere, who plies his trade in Italy for Lecce has also been called up.
Here’s a full list of the invited players.

GOALKEEPERS: Vincent Enyeama (Lille LOSC, France); Austin Ejide (Hapoel Petah Tikva (Israel); Chigozie Agbim (Warri Wolves, Nigeria)DEFENDERS: Chibuzor Okonkwo (Heartland FC, Nigeria); Gege Soriola (Free State Stars, South Africa); Taye Taiwo (AC Milan, Italy); Elderson Echiejile (Sporting Braga, Portugal); Joseph Yobo (Fenerbahce, Turkey); Efe Ambrose (Ashdod MS, Israel); Ayodele Adeleye (SC Tavriya Simferopol, Ukraine); Ugo Ukah (Widzew Lopdz, Poland); Yusuf Ayila (Dynamo Kiev, Ukraine)MIDFIELDERS
Mikel Obi (Chelsea, England); Fengor Ogude (Valerenga, Norway); Kalu Uche (Neuchatel Xamax, Switzerland); Nosa Igiebor (Hapoel Tel Aviv, Israel); Dickson Etuhu (Fulham, England); Victor Moses (Wigan Athletic, England), Joel ObiSTRIKERS: Obinna Nsofor (Lokomotiv Moscow, Russia); Ahmed Musa (VVV Venlo, Netherlands); Ikechukwu Uche (Granada, Spain); Osaze Odemwingie (West Bromwich Albion, England); Ekigho Ehiosun (Samsunspor, Turkey); Emmanuel Emenike (Spartak Moscow, Russia); Chinedu Obasi (TSG Hoffenheim, Germany); Brown Ideye (Dynamo Kyiv, Ukraine); Edward Ofere (US Lecce, Italy)