2018 fifa world cup Nigeria squad

World Cup 2018 Nigeria Squad, Schedule, history & players info

Nigeria football coach Gernot Rohr has announced Nigeria final squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on 3 June 2018. John Obi Mikel is the captain of Nigeria World Cup Squad 2018 football team. Nigeria football team officially published final 23 men’s player name list for Russia FIFA World cup 2018 including 3 Goalkeepers, 8 Defenders, 6 Midfielders and 6 Forwards players name.

A 30-man preliminary squad was announced on 14 May 2018. The squad was reduced to 29 players on 27 May as Moses Simon withdrew injured, then to 25 players on 30 May. Ikechukwu Ezenwa, John Obi Mikel, Ahmed Musa, Victor Moses, Kelechi Iheanacho are the key player in World Cup 2018 Nigeria squad. 64 years old Gernot Rohr is the official Nigeria football team Coach for world cup 2018.

Nigeria FIFA World Cup History:

FIFA World cup 2018 Russia is the 6th FIFA World Cup where Nigeria national football team qualified for group matches.

World Cup 2018 Nigeria Squad, Schedule, history & players info

Nigeria 2018 World Cup Ranking & group info:

From 8 groups in this world cup 2018 Nigeria will be playing in Group D with Croatia (World Ranking 18), Argentina (World Ranking 5) and Iceland (World Ranking 22). Nigeria is the number 47 Fifa ranking team in the world.

FIFA World cup 2018 Nigeria football match schedule:

FIFA world cup 2018 Nigeria match schedule was published in this article. You can download world cup 2018 football match schedule pdf in your local time table. Nigeria will be played 3 football matches in group round. This schedule was in IST Time (GMT+5:30).

  • Match 8
    Date: 17-06-2018
    Indian Time: 12:30 AM
    Croatia vs Nigeria
    Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad
  • Match 24
    Date: 22-06-2018
    Indian Time: 08:30 PM
    Iceland vs Nigeria
    Central Stadium, Volgograd
  • Match 39
    Date: 26-06-2018
    Indian Time: 11:30 PM
    Nigeria vs Argentina
    Zenit Arena, Saint Petersburg

FIFA World Cup 2018 Nigeria full Squad & player details:

The Nigeria Coach for world cup 2018: Gernot Rohr (28 June 1953 / Age 64)

SL No. Position Player Name Date of birth & Age Match Total Goals

Nigeria world cup 2018 squad; 3 Goalkeepers info

01 GK Ikechukwu Ezenwa 16 October 1988 (aged 29) 24 0
02 GK Daniel Akpeyi 8 March 1986 (aged 32) 7 0
03 GK Francis Uzoho 28 October 1998 (aged 19) 6 0

Fifa world cup 2018 Nigeria squad; 8 Defenders list

04 DF Brian Idowu 18 May 1992 (aged 26) 5 1
05 DF Elderson Echiéjilé 20 January 1988 (aged 30) 62 3
06 DF William Troost-Ekong 1 September 1993 (aged 24) 22 1
07 DF Leon Balogun 28 June 1988 (aged 29) 19 0
08 DF Shehu Abdullahi 12 March 1993 (aged 25) 25 0
09 DF Chidozie Awaziem 1 January 1997 (aged 21) 4 0
10 DF Tyronne Ebuehi 16 December 1995 (aged 22) 7 0
11 DF Kenneth Omeruo 17 October 1993 (aged 24) 39 0

2018 world cup Nigeria squad; 6 Midfielder list

12 MF Wilfred Ndidi 16 December 1996 (aged 21) 17 0
13 MF Oghenekaro Etebo 9 November 1995 (aged 22) 14 1
14 MF John Obi Mikel (captain) 22 April 1987 (aged 31) 85 6
15 MF Joel Obi 22 May 1991 (aged 27) 17 0
16 MF Ogenyi Onazi 25 December 1992 (aged 25) 52 1
17 MF John Ogu 20 April 1988 (aged 30) 20 2

Fifa world cup 2018 Nigeria 6 Forward players list

18 FW Ahmed Musa 14 October 1992 (aged 25) 72 13
19 FW Odion Ighalo 16 June 1989 (aged 28) 19 4
20 FW Victor Moses 12 December 1990 (aged 27) 34 11
21 FW Simeon Nwankwo 7 May 1992 (aged 26) 2 0
22 FW Kelechi Iheanacho 10 March 1996 (aged 22) 18 8
23 FW Alex Iwobi 3 May 1996 (aged 22) 19 5

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