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Ameobi in running for Nigeria spot

October 16, 2012
By Kristan Heneage
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has confirmed that he is monitoring Newcastle striker Shola Ameobi ahead of the African Nations Cup in January.

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Ameobi, 31, was born in Zaria but moved to England when he was five years old. He was spotted by Magpies scouts while playing at Walker Central Boys Club and made his first team debut in 2000 against Chelsea.

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