The Nigerian national team manager Stephen Keshi has decided to omit Premier league stars John obi Mikel and Peter Odemwingie from the match against Liberia next month. Nigeria will be playing against Liberia in the 2013 African cup of nations qualifier match.
Nigeria national team manager Stephen Keshi has said that there was a lot of pressure on the national team following their failure to qualify for the 2012 African cup of nations. Nigeria will be taking on Namibia in the World Cup qualifiers for the 2014 FIFA World Cup that will take place in Brazil.
The Nigeria Football Federation has said that Calabar will be the host of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations home qualifiers that will take place in June and also the 2014 World Cup qualifiers as well.
The games were initially expected to be held in Kaduna, but they have been shifted in order to do away with the security problems.
Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez has said that international football will be a huge boost for Wigan athletic striker Victor Moses.
Wigan athletic signed the teenager from Crystal Palace a few seasons ago, but he is yet to become an established star in the Premier league.
He is often known for missing even the easiest of chances, which have resulted in the lack of interest from big clubs.
Stephen Keshi, the coach of the Nigeria National Football Team has recalled many foreign based players as well as a host of youngsters for the Super Eagles’ 2013 African Cup of Nations qualifying match against Rwanda on the 29th of february.
Among those players who have been given a life line with the national team are Blackburn Rovers striker Aiyegbeni Yakubu as well as Sani Kaita.
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