The provisional list of the Super Eagles players that will represent Nigeria in Russia next month was released a few days ago and we’re quite excited.
In case you haven’t seen it, here’s the list:
Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Daniel Akpey and Dele Ajiboye
Defenders: William Troost-Ekong, Leon Balogun, Chidozie Awaziem, Ola Aina, Kenneth Omeruo, Bryan Idowu, Abdullahi Shehu, Elderson Echiejile, Tyronne Ebuehi and Stephen Eze
Forwards: Odion Ighalo, Musa Ahmed, Simeon Nwankwo, Victor Moses, Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho, Moses Simon and Junior Lokosa
Midfielders: John Obi Mikel, Ogenyi Onazi, John Ogu, Wilfred Ndidi, Uche Agbo, Oghenekaro Etebo, Joel Obi and Mikel Agu
23 players out of this 30 have been invited to the friendly game against newly-crowned Europa League champions, Atletico Madrid holding at the the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo on Tuesday, May 22nd.
Uyo residents are really excited about this news and can’t wait to welcome the team.