Wednesday, 23 May, 2018

Nigeria Announce Provisional World Cup Squad

Nigeria Announce Provisional World Cup Squad Little-Known Kano Pillars Striker Junior Lokosa Headlines Rohr's 30-Man World Cup List
Samantha Long | 16 May, 2018, 01:03

The Eagles' spokesman further assured Nigerians that the players selected for the World Cup camp were duly selected as they represent the best legs the country can boast of at the moment.

Okala said that he personally saw the provisional list as a good list "with lots of hope in it". I'm honoured to be listed in the World Cup provisional squad.

Kano Pillars striker Junior Lokosa and Crotone attacker Simeon Nwankwo are the surprise inclusions as Malaga's Brown Ideye has been left out.

He said that he had known Simeon Nwankwo for some years now, even from the time he played in Nnaka League in Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra.

"The journey started in 2015 when I made my debut". He is simply a great player.

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While reacting to the Eagles 30-man provisional list submitted to Federation Internationale de Football Association on Monday Dodo Mayana- as he was fondly called during his playing days passed a vote of confidence on the four goalkeepers that made the list.

Rohr's list include Goalkeepers - Francis Uzoho, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Daniel Akpeyi and Dele Ajiboye.

Defenders: William Troost Ekong, Leon Balogun, Chidera Eze, Chidozie Awaziem, Kenneth Omeruo, Shehu Abdullahi, Tyrone Ebuhehi, Ola Aina, Elderson Echejile, Brian Idowu, Efe Ambrose.

Chelsea wingback Moses was Nigeria's top scorer in the qualifying campaign with three goals, while Captain Mikel Obi, Iwobi, Simon and Iheanacho weighed in with two goals each.

NAN reports that the Super Eagles will open its account at the World Cup on June 14 against Croatia in the city of Kaliningrad.

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