Russia 2018: Nigeria World Cup Profile

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The 2018 FIFA World Cup takes place in Russia from Thursday, June 14 and eFocusLive.com Sports Desk throws more light on the Nigeria National Team.

We take you through a guide to squad list, manager, key record in the FIFA World Cup and many more.

NAME: Nigeria
NICKNAME: Super Eagles
NATIONAL ANTHEM: Arise, O Compatriots
FLAG: It consists of three vertical bands of green, white, green. The two green stripes represent Nigeria’s natural wealth, white represents peace
FIFA WORLD RANKING: 48th
HEAD COACH: Gernot Rohr
CAPTAIN: John Obi Mikel
STAR PLAYERS: John Mikel Obi, Victor Moses, Mesut Ozil
RISING STAR: Alex Iwobi
GROUP: Group D
GROUP OPPONENTS: Croatia, Iceland, Argentina
KEY RECORD: Qualified for Round of 16 stage 3 times | 1994, 1998, 2014

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THE SQUAD
Goalkeepers: Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba), Francis Uzoho (Deportivo La Coruna), Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United)

Defenders: Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor), Tyronne Ebuehi (Den Haag), Elderson Echiejile (Brugge), Bryan Idowu (Amkar Perm), Chidozie Awaziem (Nantes), William Troost-Ekong (Bursaspor), Leon Balogun (Brighton), Kenneth Omeruo (Kasimpasa)

Midfielders: John Obi Mikel (Tianjin TEDA), Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor), Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester), Oghenekaro Etebo (Las Palmas), John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva), Joel Obi (Torino)

Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Leicester), Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester), Victor Moses (Chelsea), Odion Ighalo (Changchun Yatai), Alex Iwobi (Arsenal), Simeon Nwankwo (Crotone)

Source: eFocusLive.com

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