Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has named his 23-man squad players for the World Cup in Brazil.
The Africa Cup of Nations champions will be making their fifth
appearance at world football's major showpiece and have been drawn in
the same group with Argentina, Iran and Bosnia.
Experienced names such as Vincent Enyeama, Austin Ejide, Joseph Yobo
and Elderson Echiejile who were part of the squad to South Africa 2010
made the final list and will look to make amends for their group stage
exit in their last outing.
Top scorer of the 29th Africa Cup of Nations, Emmanuel Emenike,
Godfrey Oboabona, John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses will be expected to
make their World Cup debut when the championship kicks off.
There are three goalkeepers, eight defenders, five midfielders and seven strikers.
Goalkeepers: Vincent Enyeama, Austin Ejide, Chigozie Agbim
Joseph Yobo, Elderson Echiejile, Juwon Oshaniwa, Godfrey Oboabona,
Azubuike Egwuekwe, Kenneth Omeruo, Efe Ambrose, Kunle Odunlami
Midfielders: John Mikel Obi, Ogenyi Onazi, Ramon Azeez, Michael Uchebo, Reuben Gabriel
Strikers: Osaze Odemwingie, Ahmed Musa, Shola Ameobi, Emmanuel Emenike, Babatunde Michael, Victor Moses, Uche Nwofor