The Nigeria Football Federation has released a provisional list of 30 players from which a final list of 23 will be made on June 4. In the list made up of 4 Goalkeepers, 10 Defenders, 8 Midfielders and 8 Attackers are two players from the domestic league.
They are Dele Ajiboye, a goalkeeper with Plateau United and Junior Lokosa of Kano Pillars. The remaining 28 except Italy-based Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo are the regulars.
Nwankwo plays as a forward for the Italian Serie A club, Crotone and scored seven goals in the season just ended. He is the only uncapped player in Rohr’s list.
The rest are:
Goalkeepers: Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Daniel Akpeyi, Francis Uzoho and Dele Ajiboye.
Defenders: William Ekong-Troost, Leone Balogun, Olaolu Aina, Kenneth Omeruo, Brian Idowu, Chidozie Awaziem, Abdulahi Shehu, Elderson Echiejile, Tyronne Ebuehi and Stephen Eze.
Midfielders: Mikel John Obi, Ogenyi Onazi, John Ogu, Wilfred Ndidi, Uche Agbo, Oghenekaro Etebo, Joel Obi and Mikel Agu.
Forwards: Odion Ighalo, Ahmed Musa, Victor Moses, Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho, Moses Simon and Junior Lokosa, Simeon Nwankwo. Seven of them are to be dropped by June 4.