Keshi Sticks With Cote d’Ivoire Squad… Musa, Yobo Benched

252194hp2In keeping faith with his winning squad, Coach Stephen Keshi has decided to stick with the 11 players, that defeated Cote d’Ivoire on Sunday, in today’s semi-final clash against The Eagles of Mali.

He explained that “We are happy to stick with the team that did so well against Ivory Coast.”

The clash will be a meeting of Eagles at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Wednesday night with eyes on the final. Keshi, who has sacked as coach of Mali in 2010, will be looking to guide Nigeria to her first AFCON finals since 2000 and first trophy since 1994.

Nigeria XI vs Mali: (4-3-3) – Enyeama; Echeijile, Ambrose, Oboabona, Omeruo; Onazi, Mikel, Mba; Moses, Emenike, Ideye.


16 Ejide 23 Agbim 02 Yobo 06 Egwueke 21 Oshaniwa 04 Obiorah 12 Gabriel 20 Igiebor 07 Musa 15 Uche 18 Uzoenyi


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