SUPER EAGLES: Where are the Six Home Based Players that Won AFCON 2013?

After African Cup of nations (AFCON ) 2013 win, most football watchers felt that top clubs around the world would quickly grab the six home based players in the Super Eagles squad.

Perhaps, it's too early to say, we should have waited after the summer transfer market to find out how the players are doing. But due to frequently asked questions from our fans, who want to know the where about of these boys, we decided to conduct a quick search. And here is what we found about the six players.

 1. Report that Ejike Uzoenyi Has Signed for Rennes in France: The 24 years old former Enugu Rangers player, Ejike Uzoenyi signed a contract which is said to worth about 1.8 million Euros.

As you may know, Rennes compete in the French Championaire and also has in their team Onyekachi Apam.

  2. BBC Sports report that Reuben Gabriel has sign for Kilmarnock: The 22 years old, former kano Pillars Attacking midfielder, Reuben Gabriel signed a deal with scotish 1st division club side - Kilmarnock. He signed along side with his Kano Pillars team mate, Papa Idris, who was dropped from the Super Eagles' AFCON squad.

Kilmarnock have in their team, Rabiu Ibrahaim, also one of the players dropped from the Super Eagles AFCON 2013 squad


 3. Skysports report that Godfrey Oboabona has secured a Trial with Arsenal FC: The 22 years old Sunshine stars player, Godfrey Oboabona secured an invitation letter to try out at Arsenal in a deal valued at 1 million pounds.

But as at the time of writing this post, I didn't have information if he has gone for the trials or not.

  4. report the controversy going on with Sunday Mba's Career: The prospect of Sunday Mba's transfer is now in limbo, as many of the foreign clubs are withdrawing their interest. The reason is they don't know which of the clubs to negotiate with.

NFF/ NPFL has come out to declare that Mba is a bonafide player of Warri Wolves and if Enugu Rangers is interested in him, they should negotiate with Warri Wolve.

Mean while, Warri wolves has placed a transfer fees tag of N8 million Naira on Mba, which Rangers seem not ready to pay and the player just hang on since the beginning of the Nigerian League.

  5. Daily Mirror report that Chigozie Agbin has signed for Enugu Rangers: The 28 yeard old former Warri Wolves goal keeper has completed his tranfer to Enugu Rangers even before the AFCON 2013 tournament. He is already manning the post for the Enugu team in the ongoing Caf Champions league.

Many analyst believe that Agbin may not be too keen in securing a transfer abroad since he is combining Football with his education. He is a Phd student of University of Minnesota. But one of the insider said Agbin has already open talks with some Israelite clubs.

 6  Daily Mirror report that Azubuike Egwuekwe still play for Warri Wolves: The 23 years old defender still play for Warri Wolves. He is the current captain of the Solomon Ogbeide tutored side. Not much have been reported about his transfer intentions to any foreign club.

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