Vital Football

Latest Wolverhampton Wanderers News

Olofinjana Misses Out

Olofinjana Misses Out

Nigeria have named their 23 man Super Eagles squad for the African Nations Cup finals in Egypt It includes highly rated youngsters John Obi Mikel and Sani Kaita. But there is no place for Wolves Seyi Olofinjana.

Seyi has suffered a terrible dip in form this season,and has seen his chances in the Wolves starting 11 so far restricted. Although Glenn Hoddle has always offered his public support for the technically gifted midfield player. It was hoped a good ANC campaign would see him return with renewed confidence. But those seem to have been dashed by his ommision from the team list.

Any indication that this is due to lack of first team football is bound to have an effect on Seyi's stay at Wolverhampton Wanderers. Rumours of a move already circulating see him travelling back to Scandinavia, probably Norway during the transfer window.

Losing his place in the Nigerian squad on the eve of their continents flagship tournament can only add to the speculation surrounding his future.

Nigerian Squad In Full

Goalkeepers: Dele Aiyegnuba (Enyimba), Austin Ejide (Etoile Sahel, Tunisia), Vincent Enyeama (Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv, Israel)
Defenders: Joseph Enakarhire (Dinamo Moscow, Russia), Obinna Nwaneri (Esperance, Tunisia), Chidi Odiah (CSKA Moscow, Russia), Taye Taiwoo (Olympique Marseille, France), Joseph Yobo (Everton, England)
Midfielders: Yusuf Ayila (Dinamo Kyiv, Ukraine), Sani Kaita (Sparta Rotterdam, Netherlands), Garba Lawal (Iraklis, Greece), Paul Obiefule (Viborg, Denmark), John Obi Mikel (Lyn Oslo, Norway), Christian Obodo (Udinese, Italy), Jay Jay Okocha (Bolton Wanderers, England), Wilson Oruma (Olympique Marseille, France)
Strikers: Julius Aghahowa (Shakhtar Donetsk, Ukraine), Nw**kwo Kanu (West Bromwich Albion, England), Stephen Makinwa (Palermo, Italy), Obafemi Martins (Inter Milan, Italy), Obinna Nsofor (Chievo Verona, Italy), Peter Odemwingie (Lille, France), John Utaka (Stade Rennes, France).



Register on this site via the drop down menu and leave feedback to this story below or click here to join in the debates on the forum.

Go on, get vitalled!

Writer:
Date:Wednesday January 11 2006
Time: 11:39AM

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

Recent Wolves Articles

Stats: Fulham v Wolverhampton Wanderers

All the stats from Fulham (2) vs (0) Wolverhampton Wanderers, Craven Cottage, 24/2/18 Att: 23,510

Fulham v Wolves - Team Sheets - 24-2-18

Wolves go to Craven Cottage as the visitors to Fulham for the latest Championship game.

Follow Fulham v Wolves On Twitter - 24-2-18

Wolves go to Craven Cottage as the visitors to Fulham today, this will be a 5:30pm kick-off.

One Transfer Deadline Was Never Enough Was It

You've got to love the football authorities, if transfer deadline days weren't ridiculous enough already - they've now begun to breed.

Wolves Archived Articles

Vital Wolves articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Wolves
Write For Vital Wolves
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Fulham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Ruddy0%
Bennett0%
Coady0%
Boly0%
Doherty0%
Saiss0%
N'Diaye0%
Douglas0%
Costa0%
Bonatini0%
Cavaleiro100%
Sub - Gibbs-White0%
Sub - Jota0%
Sub - Afobe0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Wolves Results (view all)

Wolves Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.johnwolf3
Vital Football Comment