Victor Moses starts for Nigeria, Emenike out, says report

Veteran defender and captain Joseph Yobo once again misses out through injury with goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama retaining the skipper's armband.

updated: February 10, 2013 20:26 IST
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Soweto, South Africa: Nigeria's star winger Victor Moses reportedly starts Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations final after overcoming an ankle injury, but leading scorer Emmanuel Emenike is on the bench.

According to, Moses has overcome the injury he picked up in Wednesday's semi-final win over Mali.

But in-form Spartak Moscow striker Emenike, who suffered a more serious hamstring problem in the same match, has failed to make Stephen Keshi's starting XI, with Ikechukwu Uche reportedly taking his place.

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