Finidi fails to make finals
By Alex Livie
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Super Eagles coach Festus Onigbinde did not pick the player for recent friendlies with Republic of Ireland and Jamaica, meaning his omission came as no great surprise.
Schalke striker Victor Agali has also been overlooked for selection after failing to impress Onigbinde with his attitude in recent weeks.
Sunday Oliseh has also missed out, but Chelsea`s Celestine Babayaro has proved his fitness and will travel to Japan and Korea.
Also on the plane are exciting youngsters Julius Aghahowa and Bartholomew Ogbeche of Shakhtar Donetsk and Paris Saint Germain respectively.
Ike Shorunmu (Lausanne), Austin Ejide (Gabros), Vincent Enyeama (Enyimba), Efe Sodje (Crewe), Rabiu Afolabi (Standard Liege), Ifeanyi Udeze (PAOK Salonika), Christopher Justice (Royal Antwerp), Taribo West (unattached), Joseph Yobo (Marseille), Isaac Okoronkwo, Julius Aghahowa (both Shaktar Donetsk), Celestine Babayaro (Chelsea), Eric Ejiofor (Maccabi Haifa), Augustine Okocha, Bartholomew Ogbeche (both Paris Saint Germain), Pius Ikedia (Ajax), James Obiorah (Lokomotiv Moscow), Garba Lawal (Roda JC), Mutiu Adepoju (Salamanca), Kanu (Arsenal), Femi Opabunmi (Grasshoppers Zurich), John Utaka (Al Saad), Benedict Akwuegbu (Shenyeng Gendi).