Super Eagles hope over trio
By Graeme Bailey
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Nigeria are hoping that their remaining Premiership stars will attend the ACN.Nigeria are hoping that their remaining Premiership stars will not follow Yakubu Aiyegbeni's lead in pulling out of the African Cup of Nations.
The Middlesbrough striker has decided against travelling to Egypt and taking part in African's football's showcase event.
Now The Super Eagles are hoping that Joseph Yobo, Jay-Jay Okocha and Nwankwo Kanu do not follow suit.
"We've sent letters of invitation to Yobo, Okocha and Kanu," Nigerian FA's head of media Robinson Okosun told Sky Sports News.
"All of them in The Premiership we've sent a letter to them, hopefully they will join us in the New Year."