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The Super Eagles coach is set to meet with Technical Committee officials ahead of the release of his 35-man squad to Brazil later on Tuesday

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi will meet with members of the Nigeria Football Federation's Technical Committee in Abuja this afternoon before releasing his 35-man squad for the World Cup.

Goal has learnt that the coach will meet with the committee to deliberate over the final choice of players that will be called to camp for the trip to Brazil in June.

A committee member told our correspondent in Abuja that the meeting is expected to start around noon and could run late into the afternoon as the coach is expected to defend his choices.

The committee led by Barrister Chris Green will discuss the final shape of the list with Keshi before announcing the players to the press.

Observers are keen to see if the coach finally recall forwards Peter Odemwingie and Ike Uche to the national team for World Cup preparations.

Midfielders Sunday Mba and Gabriel Reuben will also know their fate having fallen out of the coach's plans in the last couple of friendlies played against Italy and Mexico.

Reports also say that Keshi will include six players based in the Nigeria Professional Football League in the 35-man pre-World Cup squad. Goalkeeper Chigozie Agbim will be a big debating point during the meeting as he is not a favourite with the technical committee due to his questionable form during the African Nations Championship in January.

After playing a friendly with Scotland in London on May 28, the Super Eagles will procede to camp in the United States where they will further play warm up matches against Greece and the US national men's team.

The final list of 23 players for the World Cup is expected to be sent to Fifa on June 2.