Lagerback Drops Uche, Anichebe, Others In Final WC List

Source: BABATOLA MICHAEL - thewillnigeria.com
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PHOTO: SUPER EAGLES DEFENSIVE LEFT BACK TAIYE TAIWO CELEBRATES DURING ONE OF EAGLES VICTORIOUS MATCHES.
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San Francsico, May 31, (THEWILL) - Super Eagles Coach Lars Laregerback today announced a final 23-man Eagles squad for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa surprisingly dropping the attacking pair of Ike Uche and Victor Anichebe amongst others.

The Super Eagles Team

Goalkeepers: Vincent Enyeama (Hapoel Tel Aviv/ISR), Dele Aiyenugba (Bnei Yehuda/ISR), Austin Ejide (Hapoel Petah Tikva/ISR).

Defenders: Taiye Taiwo (Olympique Marseille/FRA), Elderson Echiejile (Rennes/FRA), Chidi Odiah (CSKA Moscow/RUS), Joseph Yobo (Everton/ENG), Daniel Shittu (Bolton Wanderers/ENG), Ayodele Adeleye (Sparta Rotterdam/NED), Rabiu Afolabi (SV Salzburg/AUS).

Midfielders: Kalu Uche (Almeria/SPA), Dickson Etuhu (Fulham/ENG), Mikel Obi (Chelsea/ENG), Sani Kaita (Alaniya/RUS), Haruna Lukman (AS Monaco/FRA), Yusuf Ayila (Dynamo Kiev/UKR).

Strikers/Attackers: Yakubu Aiyegbeni (Everton/ENG), Chinedu Obasi (TSG Hoffenheim/GER), Nwankwo Kanu, John Utaka (Portsmouth/ENG), Obafemi Martins (Wolfsburg/GER), Obinna Nsofor (Malaga/SPA), Osaze Odemwingie (Lokomotiv Moscow, Russia).