Little-Known Kano Pillars Striker Junior Lokosa Headlines Rohr's 30-Man World Cup List
16 May, 2018, 01:09
The Eagles' spokesman further assured Nigerians that the players selected for the World Cup camp were duly selected as they represent the best legs the country can boast of at the moment.
Meanwhile, Nigeria Professional Football League's highest goal scorer in the current season, Junior Lokosa, has been given the opportunity to stake a claim to a spot on the Russia-bound team after he was included in the 30-man list.
He said that he had known Simeon Nwankwo for some years now, even from the time he played in Nnaka League in Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra.
"Today, that forecast I made about the lad then is manifesting".
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has called up in-form Kano Pillars striker Junior Lokosa ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup squad.
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Rohr's list include Goalkeepers - Francis Uzoho, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Daniel Akpeyi and Dele Ajiboye.
The attackers are 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); and another newcomer, Nwankwo Simeon (Crotone FC, Italy).
The Defenders are Leon Balogun, William Troost-Ekong, Kenneth Omeruo, Brian Idowu, Elderson Echejile, Shehu Abdulahi, Ola Aina, Tyrone Ebuehi, Stephen Eze and Chidozie Awaziem.
NAN reports that the Russian Federation 2018 FIFA World Cup finals' is scheduled to kick off from June 14 to July 15.
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