Qatar 2022: Nigeria Releases Squad List To Battle Ghana

Leicester City forward, Ademola Lookman who recently switched his allegiance to the Super Eagles and former U17 star, Akinkunmi Amoo have been added in the provisional list of the Nigeria National team for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 play-off round against Ghana.

Recall that the Technical Adviser of Nigeria National men football team, Augustine Eguavoen, recently met with Lookman who switch from England to Nigeria.

Super eagles defender, Calvin Bassey and Watford striker, Emmanuel Dennis are returning to the squad.

The camp opens in Abuja on 21st March, with a 24–man final list for the two big games to be released at a later date.

The Super Eagles will play against Ghana in the Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Friday 25th March by 7:30 pm, while the reverse leg will be played at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Tuesday, 29th March by 6pm.

The winner of the two-legs will qualify for FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

See the full squad list below:

Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (AC Omonia, Cyprus); Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa); Maduka Okoye (Sparta Rotterdam, The Netherlands)

Defenders: Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Leon Balogun (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); William Ekong (Watford FC, England); Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Calvin Bassey (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); Abdullahi Shehu (AC Omonia, Cyprus); Zaidu Sanusi (FC Porto, Portugal)

Midfielders: Frank Onyeka (Brentford FC, England); Joseph Ayodele-Aribo (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Oghenekaro Etebo (Watford FC, England); Akinkunmi Amoo (FC Copenhagen, Denmark)

Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Fatih Karagumruk, Turkey); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain); Victor Osimhen (Napoli FC, Italy); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Sadiq Umar (UD Almeria, Spain); Odion Jude Ighalo (Al-Hilal FC, Saudi Arabia); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Emmanuel Dennis (Watford FC, England); Ademola Lookman (Leicester City, England)

Standby: Chidozie Awaziem (Alanyaspor FC, Turkey); Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany); Chidera Ejuke (CSKA Moscow, Russia); Taiwo Awoniyi (Union Berlin, Germany); Paul Onuachu (KRC Genk, Belgium); Peter Olayinka (SK Slavia Praha, Czech Republic); Ogenyi Onazi (Al-Adalah FC, Saudi Arabia)

This article was originally published on Nigeria News

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