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Nigerian fans react to Lokosa's Super Eagles invitation

NFF Names 30 Eagles For World Cup Uncapped Simeon Nwankwo, Junior Lokosa on Super Eagles World Cup squad as Rohr shops for fire power
Kayla Schwartz | 15 May, 2018, 00:50

Former Africa Footballer of the Year Emmanuel Amuneke has said that the 30-man provisional squad for the World Cup picked by coach Gernot Rohr should be respected.

Moses, Iwobi and Musa lead a strong group of forwards in the 30-man squad that also includes Kelechi Iheanacho and Moses Simon.

Goalkeepers: Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Daniel Akpeyi, Francis Uzoho and Dele Ajiboye.

Midfielder John Obi Mikel was named captain.

Regulars such as Jon Obi Mikel, Alex Iwobi, Victor Moses, Kelechi Iheanacho and William Troost-Ekong made the cut.

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The team is scheduled to take on DR Congo on May 28, before moving out to England to take on Three Lions in Wembley stadium on June 2 and Czech Republic on June 6.

The Super Eagles will be making a sixth appearance at the World Cup tournament in Russian Federation where they will play Argentina, Iceland and Croatia in Group D.

They are Dele Ajiboye, a goalkeeper with Plateau United and Junior Lokosa of Kano Pillars.

The defenders include: William Troost-Ekong, Leon Balogun, Ola Aina, Kenneth Omeruo, Bryan Idowu, Chidozie Awaziem, Abdullahi Shehu, Elderson Echiejile, Tyronne Ebuehi and Stephen Eze.

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