Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has listed captain Mikel John Obi, midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and defender, Elderson Echiejile in his 28 –man squad to battle Poland’s fellow Eagles and Serbia in pre-FIFA World Cup friendly matches this month.
In the list is the team captain Join Obi Mikel who was in blistering form for his Chinese based club over the weekend alongside John Ogu, Ogenetaro Etebo and a recall for in-form FC Torino Midfielder, Joel Obi after 5 years out of the squad.
Invited in the goalkeeping department are home based Goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa who plays for Enyimba, Daniel Akpeyi who plies his trade in South Africa with Chippa United and Deportivo De La Corona Goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho.
The Super Eagles who are preparing for the summer world cup will play against the senior national team of Poland at the 43, 000 capacity Stadium Wroclaw on Friday, 23 rd March 2018.
Consequently, the Super Eagles will face Serbia on 27th at The Hive, London home ground of Barnet FC and London Bees.
THE FULL LIST
Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho ( Deportivo La Coruna, Spain ); Ikechukwu Ezenwa ( Enyimba FC ); Daniel Akpeyi ( Chippa United, South Africa )
Defenders : Abdullahi Shehu ( Bursaspor FC , Turkey ); Tyronne Ebuehi ( Ado Den Haag, The Netherlands ); Olaoluwa Aina ( Hull City, England ); Elderson Echiejile ( Cercle Brugge KSV , Belgium); Brian Idowu ( Amkar Perm, Russia); Chidozie Awaziem ( Nantes FC , France ); William Ekong ( Bursaspor FC , Turkey ); Leon Balogun ( FSV Mainz 05 , Germany); Kenneth Omeruo ( Kasimpasa FC , Turkey ); Stephen Eze ( Lokomotiv Plovdiv, Bulgaria)
Midfielders : Mikel John Obi ( Tianjin Teda , China ); Ogenyi Onazi ( Trabzonspor FC , Turkey ); Wilfred Ndidi ( Leicester City , England ); Oghenekaro Etebo ( Las Palmas , Spain ); John Ogu ( Hapoel Be ’ er Sheva , Israel ); Uche Agbo ( Standard Liege , Belgium); Joel Obi ( Torino FC , Italy )
Forwards : Ahmed Musa ( CSKA Moscow , Russia); Kelechi Iheanacho ( Leicester City, England ); Moses Simon ( KAA Gent , Belgium); Victor Moses ( Chelsea FC , England ); Odion Ighalo ( Changchun Yatai, China ); Alex Iwobi ( Arsenal FC , England ); Junior Ajayi ( Al Ahly, Egypt); Gabriel Okechukwu ( Akwa United ).