Rohr Releases 23 Man World Cup Squad
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has released the list of players he would be working with at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
The tactician left out Liverpool’s starlet Ola Aina from the squad that would represent the country.
The list by Rohr has 18 World Cup debutants including goalkeeper Uzoho, Iwobi and Iheanacho.
The players are expected to land in Austria on today, Sunday, June 4, in preparation to face Czech Republic on Wednesday at the Rudolf-Tonn-Stadium in another friendly.
GOALKEEPERS: Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba) Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United) Francis Uzoho (Deportivo de La Coruna)
DEFENDERS: William Troost-Ekong (Bursaspor) Leon Balogun (Mainz 05) Kenneth Omeruo (Kasimpasa) Bryan Idowu (Amkar Perm) Chidozie Awaziem (Nantes) Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor) Elderson Echiejile (Cercle Brugge) Tyronne Ebuehi (ADO Den Haag)
MIDFIELDERS: John Obi Mikel (Tianjin Teda) Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor) John Ogu (Hapoel Beer Sheva) Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City) Oghenekaro Etebo (Las Palmas) Joel Obi (Torino)
FORWARDS: Odion Ighalo (Changchun Yatai) Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow) Victor Moses (Chelsea) Alex Iwobi (Arsenal) Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City) Simeon Nwankwo (Crotone)