Vincent Enyeama over Peter Rufai? Joseph Yobo? Yes! Taribo West? No. Surprises all over the park as Nigeria international John Ogu reveals his greatest Super Eagles XI of all time.
The versatile midfielder has no room for two former Africa Player of the Year award winners, Emmanuel Amuneke and Victor Ikpeba, while he also ignored George Finidi in his list.
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In goal, the former Israel-based player preferred 2013 AFCON winner Vincent Enyeama to 1994 AFCON champion Peter Rufai.
Ogu’s four-man defensive wall comprises ex-Chelsea man Celestine Babayaro, Super Eagles record appearance holder Joseph Yobo, gentle giant Uche Okechukwu and the only Nigerian to win the AFCON championship both as a player and a coach, the late Stephen Keshi.
Google celebrates soccer legend Stephen Keshi, as he would've turned 56 today. Died in 2016.
He's one of Africa's only 2 persons to win the Africa Nations Cup as a player (captain, '94) and as a coach (2013). Also captained ('94) and coached (2014) Nigeria to the World Cup.
— Facts About Africa (@OnlyAfricaFacts) January 23, 2018
In the middle of the park: the mercurial Austin Okocha, newly-retired captain John Obi Mikel, former Juventus enforcer Sunday Oliseh and one-time Everton star Daniel Amokachi were favoured over every other midfielder to have ever worn the green and white.
Moved so good they named him twice 🌪️💀
— Eintracht Frankfurt (@eintracht_us) August 14, 2019
Record goalscorer late Rashidi Yekini is set alongside 1996 Olympic Games hero Nwankwo ‘Papilo’ Kanu in an attacking pairing that would definitely score loads of goals.
— Premier League (@premierleague) March 21, 2019
John Ogu made his submissions while being a guest at the Metro FM 97.7 radio station.
The 2019 AFCON bronze medalist is still in search of a club after calling an end to a successful career with Israeli side Hapoel Be’er Sheva.