The coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Gernot Rohr, has released the names of the 23 men he has chosen to represent Nigeria in the Russia 2018 World Cup.
Goalkeepers: Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba), Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United) and Francis Uzoho (Deportivo La Coruna).
Defenders: William Troost-Ekong (Bursaspor), Leon Balogun (Brighton and Hove Albion), Kenneth Omeruo (Kasimpasa), Bryan Idowu (Amkar Perm), Chidozie Awaziem (Nantes), Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor), Elderson Echiejile (Cercle Brugge) and Tyronne Ebuehi (Benfica).
Midfielders: John Obi Mikel (Tianjin Teda), Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor), John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva), Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City), Oghenekaro Etebo (Las Palmas) and Joel Obi (Torino).
Forwards: Odion Ighalo (Changchun Yatai), Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow), Victor Moses (Chelsea), Alex Iwobi (Arsenal), Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City) and Simeon Nwankwo (Crotone).
Nigeria is in the same group (D) with Croatia, Iceland and Argentina.
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