The Nigeria Football Federation has released the Super Eagles Final 23 Man list.
18 debutants join John Obi Mikel, Ahmed Musa, Ogenyi Onazi, Kenneth Omeruo and Victor Moses in the list that was releaRohr takes just two specialist centre-forwards to Russia – Changchun Yatai’s Odion Ighalo and Crotone’s Simeon Nwankwo.
The attacking line-up is completed by Chelsea’s Victor Moses, Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi, Leicester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho and Ahmed Musa.
Captain Mikel prepares for his second World Cup and will anchor the midfield with support from Ogenyi Onazi, recuperating Wilfred Ndidi, John Ogu, Oghenekaro Etebo and Joel Obi.
The German tactician has opted to go with William Troost-Ekong, Leon Balogun, Kenneth Omeruo, Bryan Idowu, Chidozie Awaziem, Abdullahi Shehu, Elderson Echiejile and Tyronne Ebuehi for his defensive options.
The players are scheduled to arrive in Austria on Sunday evening on June 4, where they will face the Czech Republic on Wednesday at the Rudolf-Tonn-Stadium.sed after the Super Eagles bowed 2-1 to England at Wembley Stadium.