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Nigeria names squad against Congo DR and South Africa in September for 2015 AFCON Qualifiers

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Kouami Sessou

On Tuesday , Nigeria announced a list of 23 players invited to prosecute the Afcon qualifiers against Congo DR and South Africa. Hull City offensive player Sone Aluko, Elderson Echiejile, Nnamdi Oduamadi, Nosa Igiebor and Chinedu Obasi have all been recalled to the national team after failing to make the World Cup roster. An analysis of the squad list revealed that 3 goalkeepers, 7 defenders, 6 midfielders and 7 attackers are expected to train with the squad in Calabar at the start of September. Fenerbahce defender Joseph Yobo and Peter Odemwingie of Stoke City were not invited after both dropped hints that they would love to retire from the national team post World Cup. Home –based quartet Chigozie Agbim, Azubuike Egwuekwe, Kunle Odunlami and Gbolahan Salami, who were part of ...