Super Eagles head coach Stephen Keshi has released his 25-man squad to face Sudan in the African Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Both teams clash at in Khartoum on Saturday, 11th October before trading tackles at the National Stadium, Abuja four days later.
The team features the bulk of the squad who went for the FIFA world cup, including some new faces like former junior international Raheem Lawal, China–based striker Aaron Samuel and relatively unknown AnyoraUgonna, who plays in Norway.
Goalkeepers: Vincent Enyeama (Lille OSC, France); Austin Ejide (HapoelBe’erSheva, Israel); ChigozieAgbim (Gombe United)
Defenders:EldersonEchiejile (Monaco FC, France); JuwonOshaniwa (Ashdod FC, Israel); Efe Ambrose (Celtic FC, Scotland); Godfrey Oboabona (Rizespor FC, Turkey); AzubuikeEgwuekwe (Warri Wolves, Nigeria); Kenneth Omeruo (Middlesbrough, England)
Midfielders: John Mikel Obi (Chelsea FC, England); Ogenyi Onazi (SS Lazio, Italy); Nosa Igiebor (Maccabi FC, Israel); Omatsone Aluko (Hull City, England); Hope Akpan (Reading FC, England); Raheem Lawal (Eskisehirspor FC, Turkey); Anyora Ugonna (Haugesund FC, Norway)
Forwards: Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow, Russia); Emmanuel Emenike (Fenerbahce FC, Turkey); Gbolahan Salami (Warri Wolves, Nigeria); Osaguona Ighodaro (Enugu Rangers, Nigeria); Victor Moses (Stoke City, England); Aaron Samuel (Guangzhou R & F, China); Sunday Emmanuel (SV Scholz Grodig, Austria); Babatunde Michael (Volyn Lutsk, Ukraine)