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Following Tuesday’s exit of the Super Eagles from the 2018 FIFA World Cup, members of the team have been leaving their Essentuki Camp Base in Russia in trickles.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is unfazed at the ‘underdog’ tag given his team following their not-too-impressive performances in their pre-World Cup friendlies.
Nigeria have named a final 23-man squad for the World Cup with Chelsea defender Ola Aina and Mikel Agu from FC Porto placed on standby.
The duo of Ola Aina and Mikel Agu were the two players dropped as coach Gernot Rohr released his final 23-man squad for this summer’s FIFA World Cup on Sunday.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Wednesday said Super Eagles’ winger, Moses Simon, would undergo one more final scan in London ahead of Nigeria’s game against England on Saturday.
South Africa-based goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi may be a shock omission from the World Cup as officials informed that coach Gernot Rohr will announce the players he will drop from his 30-man provisional squad.
Super Eagles winger, Moses Simon, is confident that he will shrug off the thigh injury he sustained in his second training session with the Super Eagles in Uyo and be be fit to play against England in an international friendly match.
As more Nigerians react to the Super Eagles provisional list for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, ex-internationals, Bright Omakaro and Friday Ekpo, have advised the players to justify their selection.
Kano Pillars’ Junior Lokosa, who has a knack to score at least a goal in every two matches, is among the 30 players listed by Super Eagles’ manager Gernot Rohr in Nigeria’s provisional list for the Russia 2018 World Cup.
The list released on Monday included two surprises – Junior Lokosa, who has scored 18 goals in the Nigeria Professional Football League, and Simeon [Simy] Nwankwo, who scored five goals for Italian Serie A side, Crotone, in April.
Nantes defender Chidozie Awaziem, has admitted that competitition for places in the Super Eagles squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia will be tough, but remains confident of making the final cut.
Nantes defender Chidozie Awaziem believes the forthcoming friendlies against Poland and Serbia are a good test for the Super Eagles ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has listed captain Mikel Obi, midfielder Ogenyi Onazi, Victor Moses as well as Ahly forward Junior Ajayi and African Nations Championship (CHAN) star Gabriel Okechukwu in his 28-man squad to face Poland and Serbia in pre-FIFA World Cup friendly matches this month, the Nigeria Football Federation announced in a press release on Wednesday.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi said he was aware of the rules when he handled the ball outside the area during the first half of the friendly match between Nigeria and Argentina in Krasnodar, Russia, on Tuesday.
The Super Eagles on Monday, began preparation in Rabat, Morocco ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Algeria in Constantine on Friday .
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