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Nigeria National Football Team

Nigeria
Governing bodyNigeria Football Federation
Affiliated1960
StadiumAbuja National Stadium (60,491 seats)
ManagerG. Rohr

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Players

#NameAgeA
Goalkeepers
F. Uzoho 194505500000000
I. Ezenwa 2900000500000
D. Akpeyi 3200000300000
Defenders
W. Troost-Ekong 254505500010000
K. Omeruo 24843030500000
B. Idowu 263344402100000
T. Ebuehi 222665231300000
C. Awaziem 21901100400000
L. Balogun 302764403100000
E. Echiejile 30672111400100
A. Shehu 251844313200000
Midfielders
O. Onazi 252384312201000
311702201100000
J. Obi 272344404100100
J. Ogu 301554130400100
A. Iwobi 223715412110000
O. Etebo 221342110200000
W. Ndidi 212653301100000
Attackers
A. Musa 251765140400100
O. Ighalo 292794313200000
S. Nwankwo 261112110200000
K. Iheanacho 221514222200000

News

Nigeria's FIFA World Cup squad and players to watch

Nigeria is gearing up for the upcoming World Cup. The African giant has shown their strength in the qualifiers and will be keen on translating that into success in Russia.

The Super Eagles might not boast one-star name to look for inspiration, as Egypt does with Mohamed Salah, but what Nigeria has instead is a squad of experienced players. Several of their men are either in Europe's top-five leagues or are bossing the country's domestic competition. Gernot Rohr has now chosen a squad he believes will bring pride to their nation.

Coach's objective

Winning the World Cup will not be a realistic target, but getting out of their group will be a tough hill that can be overcome. Having been grouped with Argentina, Croatia, and Iceland; Nigeria could easily shock any of those three sides to grab that second qualification spot – or first.

New faces

Simeon Nwankwo is an uncapped Nigerian striker, so his inclusion will definitely attract attention. However, he has enjoyed a good season in Serie A, scoring seven goals for Crotone.

Veterans

John Obi Mikel took up his deserved spot on this list and should be the leader to guide this African powerhouse. The Tianjin Teda midfielder's experience will also be key for the Super Eagles.

Major absences

Despite being Nigeria's most-capped player in history, Vincent Enyeama was left out. There were calls for his call-up, but Rohr snubbed the veteran goalkeeper.

Nigeria Football Association Info & Statistics

History Founded: 1945, Affiliated: 1960
Uniform Jerseys: Green/white, Shorts: Green/white, Stockings: Green/white
Website www.thenff.com
World Cup Appearances 6: 1994, 1998, 2002, 2010, 2014, 2018
Continental Titles First: CAN (1980, 1994, 2013)
Second: CAN (1984, 1988, 1990, 2000)
Best Results First: FIFA U-17 World Cup Final 1985, 1993, 2007, 2013, 2015, Olympic Football Tournament Final 1996
Second: FIFA U-17 World Cup Final 2001, 1987, 2009, FIFA U-20 World Cup Final 2005, 1989, FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Final 2010, 2014, Olympic Football Tournament Final 2008
Third: FIFA U-20 World Cup Final 1985, Olympic Football Tournament Final 2016
Fourth: FIFA Confederations Cup 1995, FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Final 2012

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