The Big boss had sent the list to NFF before making it Public for transmission to FIFA.
Keshi chose to talk to the seven dropped players before his list was aired to the Nigerian audience and media.
A top source in the camp said:"It will not be right for us to release the list, and the players hear it from anybody other than the coach," explained the official prior to the squad announcement."
The Unlucky seven are Obinna Nsofor, Nnamdi Oduamadi, Daniel Akpeyi, Joel Obi, Sunday Mba, Nosa Igiebor, Ejike Uzoenyi.
Nigeria's captain Joseph Yobo and Vincent Enyeama is billed to take part in his their 3rd World cup, having played in Japan/South Korea 2002 and South Africa 2010, while this will be Mikel Obi's debut in the Tournament.
The Unucky Seven won't leave camp but will also participate in the friendly game against Greece.
NIGERIA’S FINAL 23 FOR BRAZIL 2014
GOALKEEPERS: Vincent Enyeama, Austin Ejide, Chigozie Agbim
DEFENDERS: Joseph Yobo, Elderson Echiejile, Juwon Oshaniwa, Godfrey Oboabona, Azubuike Egwuekwe, Kenneth Omeruo, Efe Ambrose, Kunle Odunlami
MIDFIELDERS: John Mikel Obi, Ogenyi Onazi, Ramon Azeez, Michael Uchebo, Reuben Gabriel
FORWARDS: Osaze Odemwingie, Ahmed Musa, Shola Ameobi, Emmanuel Emenike, Babatunde Michael, Victor Moses, Uche Nwofor