It is out Nigeria Super Eagle world cup 2018 squad. Nigeria Super Eagle expected 23-man list is now available. The Super Eagle Coach Gernot Rohr has finally made available the Super Eagle squad for the world cup. The predicted line-up and the formation for Nigeria Super Eagle Russia 2018 starting from June 14.
At the friendly game against England, the Eagle coach has dropped two players at of 25 man squad tabled for that match. The two players who were dropped are Ola Aina and Mikel Agu.
The Super Eagle Captain Mikel Obi lead the 23-man-squad for the Russia 2018. The only home based player in the squad is Ikechukwu Ezenwa. Alex Iwobi that scored the only Super Eagle coach against England friendly is also included in the list.
Nigeria Super Eagle world cup 2018 squad
In the goal line, we have the likes of Francis Uzoho (Deportivo La Coruna), Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba), Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United).
In the defence, the players list contains William Troost-Ekong and Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor), Tyronne Ebuehi (Ado Den Haag), Elderson Echiejile (Cercle Brugge KSV), Bryan Idowu (Amkar Perm), Chidozie Awaziem (Nantes FC), Leon Balogun (Brighton), Kenneth Omeruo (Kasimpasa).
The players who made the list in the midfield are Mikel John Obi (Tianjin Teda), Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor), Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City), Oghenekaro Etebo (Las Palmas), John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva), Joel Obi (Torino, Italy)
While in the forward, we have Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow), Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City), Victor Moses (Chelsea), Odion Ighalo (Changchun Yatai), Alex Iwobi (Arsenal), Simeon Nwankwo (Crotone).
Nigeria Super Eagle world 2018 cup possible line-up
Although Gernot Rohr is yet to release the official line up for the World cup in Russia. The Eagle coach will stick to the best players in squad as the starting line.
In the forward, the Eagle striker, Odion Ighalo will surely lead the attack, Victor Moses and Alex Iwobi will be playing from the wings.
In the Midfield, the captain of Mikel Obi will the midfield, while Ogenyi Onazi and Wilfred Ndidi are also there to complement the heart of the pitch. The expected starting xi are;
Eagle starting xi; Francis Uzoho, William Troost Ekong, Leon Balogun, Bryan Idowu, Shehu Abdullahi, John Mikel Obi, Ogenyi Onazi, Wilfred Ndidi, Alex Iwobi, Victor Moses, Odion Ighalo.
Nigeria Super Eagle world cup 2018 formation
The Super Eagle coach Gernot Rohr will stick to the formation he knows best. 4-4-1-1 or sometime he will opt for 4-3-3. Whatever formation he planning to use it will be revealed in the coming days.