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Moses, Iwobi, Ajiboye in Nigeria's squad for Russia World Cup

Moses, Iwobi, Ajiboye in Nigeria's squad for Russia World Cup

Nigeria have announced their 30-man preliminary squad for the 2018 World Cup.

The Nigeria Football Federation has released a provisional list of 30 players from which a final list of 23 will be made on June 4.

Lokosa has been in terrific form in the Nigeria Professional Football League scoring 18 goals in 20 matches - including a brace against Katsina United on Sunday.

Nwankwo plays as a forward for the Italian Serie A club, Crotone and scored seven goals in the season just ended.

Rohr selected goalkeepers Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Francis Uzoho of Deportivo La Coruna, Daniel Akpeyi and Dele Ajiboye, meaning no recall for veteran Vincent Enyeama.




Head Coach Gernot Rohr has included the likes of Mikel John Obi, Wilfred Ndidi, Alex Iwobi and Victor Moses.

The three-time African champions's team list has Leicester City's duo of Wilfried Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi, Ogenyi Onazi, Kenneth Omeruo, Ahmed Musa and China-based Odion Ighalo.

Nigeria has been drawn into Group D with Argentina, Iceland and Croatia in the upcoming World Cup.

All invited players have been told to report at the Le Meridien Hotel and Golf Resort, Uyo on Monday, 21st May.

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