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Official: Nigeria Vs Madagascar Match Thread by 12large: 5:53pm On Aug 20, 2010
Taiwo misses out on Nigeria's Afcon qualifier
Posted: 2010-08-20 13:37

Nigeria have excluded Marseille defender Taye Taiwo from next month's 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at home to Madagascar.

NFF technical committee chairman, Dominic Iorfa, announced a 26-man squad for the September 4 match against Madagascar on Friday with Taiwo among several World Cup players missing.

Other members of Nigeria's underperforming World Cup side not picked were Sporting Braga defender Elderson Echiejile, Sani Kaita, Dele Adeleye, Rabiu Afolabi and Yakubu Aiyegbeni.

Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi leads several England-based stars including Danny Shittu, Dickson Etuhu, Joseph Yobo, Sam Sodje and Osaze Odemwingie for the clash.

There is also a return for Netherlands-based midfielder Oluwafemi Ajilore and Michael Eneramo from Esperance of Tunisia.

Iorfa disclosed that Austin Eguavoen will continue to be in temporary charge of the team.

Nigeria squad:

Goalkeepers: Vincent Enyeama (Hapoel Tel Aviv/ISR), Dele Aiyenugba (Bnei-Yehuda/ISR), Bassey Akpan (Bayelsa United)

Defenders: Chidi Odiah (CSKA Moscow/RUS), Sam Sodje (clubless), Terna Suswan (Lobi Stars), Danny Shittu (Bolton Wanderers/ENG), Emmanuel Anyanwu, Valentine Nwabili (Enyimba), Joseph Yobo (Everton/ENG), Promise Onu (Niger Tornadoes), Ugwu Uwadiegwu (Enugu Rangers)

Midfielders: Mikel (Chelsea/ENG), Kalu Uche (Almeria/SPA), Otekpa Eneji (Enyimba), Dickson Etuhu (Fulham/ENG), Oluwafemi Ajilore (Groningen/NED), Fengor Ogude (Warri Wolves)

Strikers: Ahmed Musa (Kano Pillars), Obafemi Martins (Rubin Kazan/RUS), Osaze Odemwingie (West Brom/ENG), Michael Eneramo (Esperance/TUN), Moses Bunde (Lobi Stars), Joseph Akpala (Club Brugge/BEL), Solomon Okoronkwo (FC Saturn/RUS), Ayo Saka (Heartland)
Re: Official: Nigeria Vs Madagascar Match Thread by 12large: 5:57pm On Aug 20, 2010
this eguavor guy is scaring me, he is recalling all the rubbish player, last game it was shittu,etuhu,sam sodje, while this one he has added odiah and yobo. if we let him stay for 1 more ganme yakubu would be recalled. for the team i don't understand what his trying to do, we have 3 players playing for inter-milan, one playing for ac milan and they are not invited instead those rubbish homebase players that cannoit even win ismaily of egypt is invited.
Re: Official: Nigeria Vs Madagascar Match Thread by Fogman(m): 6:36pm On Aug 20, 2010
My brother, i tire 4 Naija, o!
Re: Official: Nigeria Vs Madagascar Match Thread by 12large: 6:44pm On Aug 20, 2010
abeg even if they don't hire siasia make dem no give eguavor the job ohh, this guy don't know any youths players i taught it was a joke when he asked for yobo and yak, but his serious he compared yak to arjen robben. ahhh there is okoro,emmanuel,azeez,ibrahim,ekpo,chukwudi instead we get danny shittu,sodje,yobo, hell who is even otekpa energy why can't they invite fidelis gatorade
Re: Official: Nigeria Vs Madagascar Match Thread by eleshin(m): 8:34pm On Aug 20, 2010
lol
Re: Official: Nigeria Vs Madagascar Match Thread by chidichris(m): 9:22pm On Aug 20, 2010
Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi leads several England-based stars including Danny Shittu, Dickson Etuhu, Joseph Yobo, Sam Sodje and Osaze Odemwingie for the clash.

let them give mikel the captain band so that the team will set.
Re: Official: Nigeria Vs Madagascar Match Thread by medjai(m): 10:33pm On Aug 20, 2010
12 large,
the list was drawn up by Dominic Iorfa and not Eguavoen
Re: Official: Nigeria Vs Madagascar Match Thread by 12large: 10:35pm On Aug 20, 2010
chidicris abeg never ever ever in your life mention that useless statement again, i would have sound you immediately we should give John sidepass no goal indispline obi mikel the captain of nigeria. captain for playing against united and not coming to play for naija
Re: Official: Nigeria Vs Madagascar Match Thread by 12large: 10:36pm On Aug 20, 2010
medjaj no this list was drawn by eguavon, he even wanted yakubu included
Re: Official: Nigeria Vs Madagascar Match Thread by honeric01(m): 1:03pm On Aug 21, 2010
Yobo and shittu? Etuhu? incredible.

Why is Adeleye not in this list? undecided

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