Russia 2018! Gernot Rohr Releases 24-Man List Ahead Of Nigeria Clash With Algeria And Argentina

Following the impressive form of 18-year-old Nigerian goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho, in the Spanish topflight, the Super Head Coach, Gernot Rohr, has handed him his maiden call-up as well as former U17 skipper Chidiebere Nwakali.

As usual, John Obi Mikel will lead Nigeria senior national team against Algeria and Argentina in November 10th and 18th respectively.

Invited players are expected to arrive in a camp in Morocco on Monday, 6th November, before the delegation flies to Constantine on Thursday, 9th November.

The Super Eagles have already booked their place in the 2018 Fifa World Cup billed for Russia and will face Rabah Madjer’s men on November 10 in their last qualifying game which is a mere formality.
Four days later, they will face South Americans in a friendly encounter billed for the Krasnodar Stadium, Russia.

FULL SQUAD

Goalkeepers: Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United, South Africa); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (FC IfeanyiUbah); Francis Uzoho (Deportivo La Coruna, Spain)

Defenders: William Ekong (Bursaspor FC, Turkey); Abdullahi Shehu (Anorthosis Famagusta, Cyprus); Tyronne Ebuehi (ADO Den Haag, The Netherlands); Leon Balogun (FSV Mainz 05, Germany); 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); Chidiebere Nwakali (Sogndal FC, Norway)

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); Henry Onyekuru (RSC Anderlecht, Belgium); Anthony Nwakaeme (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel)

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STANDBY: Kenneth Omeruo (Kasimpasa FC, Turkey); Alhassan Ibrahim (FK Austria Wien, Austria); Brian Idowu (FC Amkar Perm, Russia).

 

Source – Goal

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  1. more grease to your elbows
    quiz no:115

  2. I trust that this team will not let Nigerians down.
    Quiz no:89

  3. Iweorah Ezinne Esther

    Wish you all success in your journey.quiz no 100

  4. Go Nigeria!! we have you backs.(110)

  5. Go Nigeria!! we have your backs.(110)

  6. Simon Chiamaka Peace

    Success to you guys

    Quiz no 77

  7. wish the team all the best..
    quiz no 107

  8. Go and bring victory back home wish you all the success and lucks you need. (111)

  9. Keep it up.we are solidly behind you.106

  10. wish you all success.
    quiz no 88

  11. Quiz no 13
    Good, we are so happy with this

  12. I pray for God’s wisdom and success all the way.
    Quiz no 5

  13. Onyia Ogochukwu Mary

    Good luck guys.
    Quiz no 131

  14. Success to all.Pray that your performance will make other countries green with envy.

    Quiz No:18

  15. Naija all the way… 109

  16. Onuorah Adaeze Chidimma

    I trust this team set of geniuses
    Success to you all
    Quiz number —083

  17. Anagboso chimdimma joy

    Bravo to all the participants i am sure Nigeria will surpass others

  18. Are they not back yet lol😹😹

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