14 May 2018

Nigeria: Rohr Names 30-Man Provisional Squad for World Cup

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Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has released a list of 30 players from where he will pick his final 23 for the World Cup in Russia next month.

The list comprises of 4 goalkeepers, 10 defenders, 8 midfielders and 8 forwards.

Leading the list are China based John Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo and the Premier League quadruple of Victor Moses, Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi and Alex Iwobi.

Junior Lokosa who tops the NPFL goal-scoring chart is one of the new palyers invited alongside Simeon Nwankwo.

See full list below:

Goalkeepers: Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Dele Ajiboye, Daniel Akpeyi, and Francis Uzoho

Defenders: William Troost-Ekong, Leon Balogun, Chidozie Awaziem, Stephen Eze, Bryan Idowu, Olaoluwa Aina, Kenneth Omeruo, Elderson Echiiejile, Tyronne Ebuehi, and Abdullahi Shehu

Midfielders: Mikel Obi, Ogenyi Onazi, John Ogu, Wilfred Ndidi, Joel Obi, Mikel Agu, Oghenekaro Etebo, and Uche Agbo

Forwards: Odion Ighalo, Victor Moses, Alex Iwobi, Ahmed Musa, Kelechi Iheanacho, Moses Simon, Simeon Nwankwo, and Junior Lokosa

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