Sports I dropped Sunday Mba because of his poor attitude - Keshi

Super Eagles manager Stephen Keshi has revealed that he dropped CA Bastia midfielder Sunday Mba from his world cup squad because of his lateness to camp.

Keshi insisted that with the remaining days to the World cup, Mba failed to prove that he merited a spot in the Eagles squad.

Mba, Nnamdi Oduamadi and Victor Nsofor seems to be the most high-profile casualties with the midfielder occupying a place in Nigerian football history due to his winning goal at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations final last year.

Mba got late to Nigeria's training camp due to a visa hitch but Keshi also revealed his disappointment at a lack of hunger from the player.

"His lateness to camp contributed (to his missing out) but outside that he did not show the hunger, the fight, we expected for him," he said.

"We have only two and half weeks to prepare for the World Cup and he was not giving us what we wanted.
"He was very relaxed and it was unlike him," Keshi was quoted as saying on mtnfootball

Nigeria open their World Cup campaign against Group G rivals Iran on June 16.

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