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Yobo recalled for Mexico friendly

13 February 2014, 06:37

Abuja - Nigeria recalled skipper Joseph Yobo for next month's friendly against Mexico to be played in the American city of Atlanta on March 5 as part of both the sides build-ups to the World Cup finals in Brazil in June.

The 33-year-old has not played for his country since they won the Africa Cup of Nations last year.

The experienced central defender recently returned to the English Premier League with Norwich City on loan from Fenerbahce of Turkey.

There are three uncapped players in the 23-man squad - Belgium-based strikers Imoh Ezekiel and Michael Uchebo and Ramon Azeez from Spanish La Liga side Almeria.


Goalkeepers: Vincent Enyeama (Lille/FRA), Austin Ejide (Hapoel Be'er Sheva/ISR)

Defenders: Elderson Echiejile (Monaco/FRA), Efe Ambrose (Celtic/SCO), Godfrey Oboabona (Rizespor/TUR), Azubuike Egwuekwe (Warri Wolves), Kenneth Omeruo (Middlesbrough/ENG), Juwon Oshaniwa (Ashdod/ISR), Joseph Yobo (Norwich City/ENG), Kunle Odunlami (Sunshine Stars)

Midfielders: Mikel Obi (Chelsea/ENG), Ogenyi Onazi (Lazio/ITA), Ramon Azeez (Almeria/ESP), Shehu Abdullahi (Kano Pillars), Ejike Uzoenyi (Enugu Rangers)

Forwards: Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow/RUS), Shola Ameobi (Newcastle United/ENG), Victor Moses (Liverpool/ENG), Emmanuel Emenike (Fenerbahce/TUR), Obinna Nsofor (Chievo/ITA), Bright Dike (Toronto/CAN), Imoh Ezekiel (Standard Liege/BEL), Michael Uchebo (Cercle Brugge/BEL)

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