NFF announces a 23 man squad list for the Super Eagle’s game against Zambia.
A win for the Eagles will see them berth a place at the Russia tournament.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has released a 23 man list of players invited by the Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr to prosecute the 2018 world cup qualifying game against the Chipolopolo of Zambia.
A win for the Super Eagles at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo will guarantee the team a place in the Russia 2018 world cup tournament with a game to spare.
Captain, John Obi Mikel, Chelsea’s Victor Moses and Leicester City’s Wilfred Ndidi, headline the list while Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi makes a come back to the team after missing the previous game due to injury.
All invited players are expected to report to Uyo on Monday, 2nd October 2017.
The full list of players invited for the game are:
Goalkeepers: Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United, South Africa); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (FC IfeanyiUbah); Ayodele Ajiboye (Plateau United FC)
Defenders: William Ekong (Bursaspor FC, Turkey); Abdullahi Shehu (Anorthosis Famagusta, Cyprus); Leon Balogun (FSV Mainz 05, Germany); Elderson Echiejile (Sivasspor FC, Turkey); Uche Agbo (Standard Liege, Belgium); Chidozie Awaziem (Nantes FC, France); Olaoluwa Aina (Hull City, England)
Midfielders: Mikel John Obi (Tianjin Teda, China); Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor FC, Turkey); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Oghenekaro Etebo (CD Feirense, Portugal); John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel); Mikel Agu (Bursaspor FC, Turkey)
Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Leicester City, England); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Moses Simon (KAA Gent, Belgium); Alex Iwobi (Arsenal FC, England); Odion Ighalo (Chang Chun-Yatai, China); Victor Moses (Chelsea FC, England); Anthony Nwakaeme (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel)
Those placed on standby are: Dele Alampasu (Cesarense FC, Portugal); Tyronne Ebuehi (ADO Den Haag, The Netherlands); Aaron Samuel (CSKA Moscow, Russia); Afeez Aremu (Akwa United); Ifeanyi Ifeanyi (Akwa United)