Head coach of Nigeria Gernot Rohr presented the final squad for the world Cup in Russia.
Most of the key players of the national team of Nigeria are in the English Premier League. Victor Moses, Alex Iwobi, Ahmed Musa, Wilfred, Ndidi and Kelechi, Iheanacho should be the backbone of the team for the upcoming FIFA world Cup.
Nigeria national team for the sixth time qualified for the world Cup. The eagles had three times made it to the playoffs, but then the 1/8 finals didn’t go.
The national team of Nigeria at the world Cup:
Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (Deportivo, Spain), Antena Ikechukwu (“Anima”), Daniel Akpai (“Chippa United”, South Africa).
Defenders: Brian Idowu (“Amkar”), Leon Balogun (“Mainz”, Germany), Abdullahi Shehu, William Trost-Ekong (both “Bursaspor”, Turkey), Chitose Avotiem (Nantes, France), Alderson Echiejile (“Cercle Bruges”, Belgium), Kenneth Amaroo (“Kasimpasa”, Turkey), Tyrone, Aboyeji (“Den Haag”, the Netherlands).
Midfielders: John Obi Mikel (“Tianjin Ted”, China), Wilfred, Ndidi (Leicester, England), Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor, Turkey), Joel Obi (Torino, Italy), Oghenekaro, Eteba (“Las Palmas” Spain), John OGU (Hapoel, Israel).
Forwards: Ahmed Musa, Kelechi, Iheanacho (both from Leicester, England), Victor Moses (Chelsea, England), Alex Iwobi (Arsenal, England), Odion ighalo (“Changchun Yatai”, China), Simeon Nwankwo (“Crotone”, Italy).
In the group stage of the world championship the national team of Nigeria will play against Argentina, Croatia and Iceland.
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