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2018 WORLD CUP
GROUP D

 

NIGERIA SQUAD

 

The 21-year-old scored in the 2:1 friendly defeat by England at Wembley on Saturday.

Chelsea winger Victor Moses and Leicester City's Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho and Ahmed Musa have also been included in Gernot Rohr's squad.

New Brighton signing Leon Balogun features, and former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel will captain the side.

The tournament starts on 14 June, with Nigeria drawn with Argentina, Iceland and Croatia in Group D.

 

Goalkeepers: 

Francis Uzoho 
(Deportivo La Coruna)

Ikechukwu Ezenwa 
(Enyimba)

Daniel Akpeyi 
(Chippa United)


Defenders: 

William Troost-Ekong 
(Bursaspor)

Abdullahi Shehu 
(Bursaspor)

Tyronne Ebuehi 
(Ado Den Haag)

Elderson Echiejile 
(Cercle Brugge KSV)

Bryan Idowu 
(Amkar Perm)

Chidozie Awaziem 
(Nantes FC)

Leon Balogun 
(Brighton)

Kenneth Omeruo 
(Kasimpasa)


Midfielders: 

Mikel John Obi 
(Tianjin Teda)

Ogenyi Onazi 
(Trabzonspor)

Wilfred Ndidi 
(Leicester City)

Oghenekaro Etebo 
(Las Palmas)

John Ogu 
(Hapoel Be'er Sheva)

Joel Obi 
(Torino, Italy)


Forwards: 

Ahmed Musa 
(CSKA Moscow)

Kelechi Iheanacho 
(Leicester City)

Victor Moses 
(Chelsea)

Odion Ighalo 
(Changchun Yatai)

Alex Iwobi 
(Arsenal)

Simeon Nwankwo 
(Crotone)

 

 

23 Jun 2018
(BBC Sport UK)

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