Tuesday, 25 September, 2018

Nigeria's 30-man provisional World Cup squad 'ready to play any team'

Nigeria Announce Provisional World Cup Squad Little-Known Kano Pillars Striker Junior Lokosa Headlines Rohr's 30-Man World Cup List
Cassandra Gardner | 16 May, 2018, 12:06

The 25-year old was involved in the goal against Zambia that sealed Nigeria's qualification for the World Cup, and barring any unforseen circumstance, should make the final 23-man squad to Russian Federation.

Lokosa has been in terrific form in the Nigeria Professional Football League scoring 18 goals in 20 matches - including a brace against Katsina United on Sunday.

"I was overwhelmed with joy when I heard that Nwankwo, made the list".

Victor Moses, Alex Iwobi and Ahmed Musa were in Nigeria's provisional World Cup squad on Monday, as was the uncapped Simeon Nwankwo, a 1.98-meter (6-foot-6) striker with Italian club Crotone.

Goalkeepers: Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba FC), Francis Uzoho (Deportivo La Coruna, Spain), Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United, South Africa), Dele Ajiboye (Plateau United).

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The Midfielders includes: Mikel Obi (Captain), Joel Obi, Ogenyi Onazi, Mikel Agu, Etebo Oghenekaro, John Ogu, Uche Ago and Wilfred Ndidi.

The Defenders are Leon Balogun, William Troost-Ekong, Kenneth Omeruo, Brian Idowu, Elderson Echejile, Shehu Abdulahi, Ola Aina, Tyrone Ebuehi, Stephen Eze and Chidozie Awaziem.

Expected names like John Mikel Obi and Victor Moses feature on the list, as well as Kelechi Iheanacho and Ahmed Musa.

The Two-time World Cup veteran who spoke on a popular radio station monitored in Lagos said the society should not suggest for the Eagles goalkeepers trainers and the team handler, Gernot Rohr since they want the best for the country.

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