Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, on Monday unveiled a 30-man provisional squad 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.
Squad Full List:
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