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Nigeria unveils 30-man provisional list for FIFA World Cup

IANS  |  Lagos 

Rohr has named the country's league leading top scorers and as the new faces in the 30-man provisional list for the

Kano Pillars forward Lokosa got his first call up as well as side Crotone's striker Nwankwo, reports

Leon Balogun, Wilfred Ndidi, Etebo Oghenekaro, and who are recuperating from also made the lists.

The team is scheduled to take on DR on May 28, before moving out to England to take on Three Lions in on June 2 and the on June 6.

has been drawn into Group D with Argentina, and in the upcoming


Goalkeepers: Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba FC), (Deportivo La Coruna, Spain), (Chippa United, South Africa), Dele Ajiboye (Plateau United).

Defenders: Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor FC, Turkey), Tyronne Ebuehi (Ado Den Haag, The Netherlands), Olaoluwa Aina (Hull City, England), Elderson Echiejile (Cercle Brugge KSV, Belgium), (Amkar Perm, Russia), Chidozie Awaziem (Nantes FC, France), (Bursaspor FC, Turkey), (FSV Mainz 05, Germany), (Kasimpasa FC, Turkey), (Lokomotiv Plovdiv, Bulgaria).

Midfielders: (Tianjin Teda, China), Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor FC, Turkey), (Leicester City, England), Oghenekaro Etebo (UD Las Palmas, Spain), (Hapoel Be'er Sheva, Israel), Uche Agbo (Standard Liege, Belgium), (Torino FC, Italy), (Bursaspor FC, Turkey).

Forwards: (CSKA Moscow, Russia), Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England), (KAA Gent, Belgium), (Chelsea FC, England), Odion Ighalo (Changchun Yatai, China), (Arsenal FC, England), Nwankwo Simeon (Crotone FC, Italy), (Kano Pillars).



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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 18:00 IST