Nigeria National Team
Sport news: Nigerian national team decided on the application for the world Cup.
Nigeria national team at the world championship of 2018 will play in group D, where its opponents will be Argentina, Iceland and Croatia .
The national team of Nigeria to the 2018 world Cup (provisional application):
Goalkeepers: Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba), Francis Uzoho (Deportivo, Spain), Daniel Akpai (Chippa United, South Africa), Business Ajiboye (Plateau United);
Defenders: Abdullahi Shehu, William Trost-Ekong (both Bursaspor, Turkey), Tyrone, EBay (Den Haag, Netherlands), Ola Aina (hull, England), UVA, Alderson Echiejile (Cercle Bruges, Belgium), Brian Idowu (Amkar, Russia), Chitose Avotiem (Nantes, France), Leon Balogun (Mainz, Germany), Kenneth Amaroo (Kasimpasa, Turkey), Stephen Eze (Lokomotiv, Bulgaria);
Midfielders: John Obi Mikel (Ted Tianjin, China), Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor, Turkey), Onyinye Wilfred, Ndidi (Leicester City, England), Oghenekaro, Eteba (Feirense, Portugal), John OGU (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel), Uche, Agbo (Standard, Belgium), Joel Obi (Torino, Italy), Mikel AGU (Bursaspor, Turkey);
Forwards: Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow, Russia), Kelechi, Iheanacho (Leicester city, England), Moises Simon (Ghent, Belgium), Victor Moses (Chelsea, England), Odion ighalo (Changchun Yatai, China), Alex Iwobi (Arsenal, England), Symi (Crotone, Italy), Junior Locos (Kano Pillars).
Coach: Gernot Rohr – 64 years (28.6.53).
International friendlies before the 2018 world Cup:
March 23 – Poland (defeat 0:1)
March 27 – Serbia (defeat 0:2)
28 may – DR Congo
2 Jun – England
Schedule for the 2018 world Cup:
June 16 – Croatia
22 June – Iceland
June 26 – Argentina