Keshi picks Oboabona, Mba, seven others for Kenya

Nine out of the 23 home based players called to camp were chosen.

The Coach of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi, has named nine Nigerian based players for Saturday’s World Cup Qualifier against the Harambee Stars of Kenya.

The nine were among the 23 initially invited to camp; and will now be joined by the foreign based professionals.

The selected players were announced on Sunday at dinner time in their Zone 5 camp in Abuja.

“There will be chances for you in the nearest future don’t worry, we will still call on you again,” Keshi told the players that didn’t make the final list.

Meanwhile, the Super Eagles Media Officer, Ben Alaya, revealed on Monday morning that Norway based Fegor Ogude will go along with the team to Calabar.

Fegor is the first foreign based professional to arrive at the Super Eagles camp.

The nine invited Nigerian based players are listed below.

Godfrey Oboabona (Sunshine Stars), Azubuike Egwuekwe (Warri Wolves), Gabriel Reuben (Kano Pillars), Solomon Kwambe (Sunshine Stars), Gambo Mohamed (Kano Pillars), Francis Benjamin, Obinna Nwachukwu (Heartland). Sunday Mba and Chigozie Agbim (clubs not yet resolved).


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