Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr has named his invited team to battle Poland, Serbia in two header friendlies ahead of this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Captain Mikel John Obi and Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses were listed in his 28–man squad to face the European teams.
Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi, despite the Gunner’s poor form, also made the list.
The match between Eagles and the Senior National Team of Poland will be played on 23rd March at the 43,000 – capacity Municipal Stadium in Wrocław, Poland.
The three –time African champions will also take on Serbia on 27th March at The Hive, London.
It will be the second time the Rohr’s men have played at The Hive London, as they had previously taken on Senegal in a 1-1 draw game last March.
These are the first two in a list of six friendly encounters planned for the Eagles by the Nigeria Football Federation NFF ahead of the 21st FIFA World Cup finals, scheduled to hold from 14th June to 15 July 2018.
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).