Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has announced the Super Eagles’ final 23-man list for the World cup.
Gent’s Simon Moses had been ruled out of the World Cup before the game against England after the third scan on his injured thigh
The German dropped fullback Ola Aina and FC Porto midfielder Mikel Agu from the provisional list of 25 players.
But Crotone’s Simy Nwankwo who was a surprise inclusion to the 30-man list was announced as part of the players to the World Cup after convincing Rohr of his abilities
And surprisingly, Joel Obi who had an unimpressive game against England was named on the list of players to play at the World Cup.
The Super Eagles 23-man list
Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba, Nigeria), Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United, South Africa), Francis Uzoho (Deportivo La Coruna, Spain)
William Troost-Ekong (Bursaspor, Turkey), Leon Balogun (Brighton, England), Kenneth Omeruo (Chelsea, England), Bryan Idowu (Amkar Perm, Russia), Chidozie Awaziem (FC Porto, Portugal), Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor, Turkey), Elderson Echiejile (Cercle Brugge, Belgium), Tyronne Ebuehi (Benfica, Portugal)
John Mikel Obi (Tianjin Teja, China), Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor, Turkey), John Ogu (Hapoel Beer Sheba, Israel) Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England), Oghenekaro Etebo (Feirense, Portugal), Joel Obi (Torino, Italy)
Odion Ighalo (Changchun Yatai, China), Ahmed Musa (Leicester City, England), Victor Moses (Chelsea, England), Alex Iwobi (Arsenal, England), Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England), Simeon Nwankwo (Crotone, Italy)