Mikel Obi gets recalled to the Super Eagles. Photo: Filed
Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh has released a 24-man list of players who will be confronting the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in Belgium on October 11, 2015 and Chelsea midfielder, Mikel Obi has been included.
Mikel who welcomed a set of twins with his Russian girlfriend days ago, will be joined by other returnees like Victor Moses, Ogenyi Onazi, Elderson Echejile, Odion Ighalo and skipper, Vincent Enyeama who missed the team’s last match due to his mother’s demise.
Others who also made the list are Rabiu Ibrahim, Godfrey Oboabona and Kenneth Omeruo.
The Super Eagles will also be confronting the Red Devils of DR Congo 3 days after the friendly match against Cameroon.
Here is the full squad…
Goalkeepers: Vincent Enyeama (Lille OSC, France); Carl Ikeme (Wolverhampton Wanderers, England); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Sunshine Stars); Femi Thomas (Enyimba FC)
Defenders: Leon Balogun (FSV Mainz 05, Germany); Abdullahi Shehu (Uniao da Madeira, Portugal); Elderson Echiejile (AS Monaco, France); Chima Akas (Sharks FC); Godfrey Oboabona (Caykur Rizespor, Turkey); William Troost Ekong (FK Haugesund, Norway); Kenneth Omeruo (Kasimpasa SK, Turkey); Austin Oboroakpo (Abia Warriors)
Midfielders: Ogenyi Onazi (SS Lazio, Italy); Paul Onobi (Sunshine Stars); Obiora Nwankwo (Coimbra FC, Portugal); John Mikel Obi (Chelsea FC, England); Rabiu Ibrahim (AS Trencin, Slovakia)
Forwards: Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow, Russia); Emmanuel Emenike (Al Ain, UAE); Sylvester Igbonu (FC UFA, Russia); Moses Simon (KAA Gent, Belgium); Victor Moses (West Ham United, England); Odion Ighalo (Watford FC, England); Prince Aggrey (Sunshine Stars)
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