Obafemi Martins, Ejide for Eagles captaincy

MTNFootball :    Obafemi Martins and goalkeeper Austin Ejide will be considered to lead Nigeria against Venezuela on Wednesday, according to officials.

Both skipper Joseph Yobo and his assistant Vincent Enyeama are not available for this game, while Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi opted out of this friendly which will serve as a warm-up to the Eagles 2013 Africa Cup of Nations campaign.

The Eagles spokesman Ben Alaiya told MTNFootball.com from Miami, USA, that either Martins or Ejide will be given the responsibility to lead the team out against La Vinotinto, as the Venezuela team are known by their fans.