My Preffered 23: Super Eagles

imagesssBack with my preferred 23 to the World Cup series and this time the Super Eagles of Nigeria is the team in focus. I am a big Stephen Keshi fan and since the Big Boss took the reins of managing the Super Eagles I have been following the team keenly. I have come up with my list of players that should make the final cut for the World Cup holding in Brazil from June 12 to July 13, 2014.

Find my list below:

1. Vincent Enyeama (Goalkeeper) – Lille
2. Austin Ejide (Goalkeeper)- Hapoel Be’er Sheva F.C
3. Dele Alampasu (Goalkeeper) – Unattached
4. Efe Ambrose (Defender) – Celtic
5. Geoffrey Oboabona (Defender) – Çaykur Rizespor
6. Elderson Echiejile (Defender) – Monaco
7. Kenneth Omeruo (Defender) – Chelsea/Middlesbrough
8. Joseph Yobo (Defender)- Fenerbache/Norwich City
9. Solomon Kwambe (Defender)- Sunshine Stars
10. Odunlami Kunle (Defender)- Sunshine Stars
11. Azubieke Egwueke (Defender) – Warri Wolves
12. John Ogu (Midfielder) -Academia de Coimbra/Portugal
13. Mikel Obi (Midfielder)- Chelsea
14. Sunday Mba (Midfielder)- CA Bastia
15. Nosa Igiebor (Midfielder)- Real Betis
16. Ogenyi Onazi (Midfielder) – Lazio
17. Fegor Ogude (Midfielder)- Valerenga FC
18. Reuben Gabriel (Midfielder) -Kano Pillars
19. Ejike Uzoenyi (Forward)- Mamelodi Sundowns/Enugu Rangers
20. Emmanuel Emenike (Forward) – Fenerbache
21. Osaze Odenwingie (Forward)- Stoke City
22. Ahmed Musa (Forward) – CSKA Moscow
23. Nnamdi Oduamadi (Forward)- Milan/Varese

First XI
Formation: 4-4-2

1. Vincent Enyeama
2. Efe Ambrose
3. Elderson Echijele
4. Ogenyi Onazi
5. Godfrey Oboabona
6. Kenneth Omeruo
7. Ahmed Musa
8. Nnamdi Oduamadi
9. Emmanuel Emenike
10.Mikel Obi
11.Osaze Odenwingie

Yea I know your Victor Moses ain’t there and probably wondering why Joseph Yobo is on this team blah blah. Yobo’s experience is key and I can place bets on my life he has had more game time than Victor Moses this season despite his injury problems. Alampasu is unattached but he is listed. Well Alampasu with or without a club is better than Chigozie Agbim and who knows he might have a club I don’t know of but he is third choice goalkeeper for me. Remember guys I am not a die hard Super Eagles fan, I only started following them closely again when Samson Siasia was first given the job and now that Keshi is in charge I don’t really have a choice but to have a soft spot for them. So pardon me if my list doesn’t go down well with you. Please don’t have my head for lunch o. I also hear the provisional list to the World Cup would be released today.

Thanks for your time and enjoy the rest of the week……….. BLESS !!!

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4 thoughts on “My Preffered 23: Super Eagles

  1. Diplo I think I agree with your list but will totally disagree on having Yobo on that list,not even as an observer or supporters club. Football is more than all this sentiments you guys apply and what fucked up experience has yobo got???? Abeg spare me the details jare. You also missed out victor moses and ike uche. Anyways I don’t support super chickens,have always pledge my alligance and support to Portugal and Spain.

    • Yobo has got invaluable experience but he isn’t your best defender at the moment but what do I know? Moses was a bencher all thru d season n Ike Uche tho I have got respect 4 him dried up long ago. Well I stopped supporting the Eagles in 2002 so I wouldn’t have much to say. Thanks 4 reading n stay BLESSED

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