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Nigeria name 32-man squad to face Ghana in 2022 FIFA World Cup playoffs

Nigeria coach Augustine Eguaveon has named a 32-man provisional squad to face Ghana in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

The two West African giants meet in a two-legged tie to determine who will join four other countries engaged in similar ties to represent Africa at this year’s global football fiesta in Qatar in November.

The first leg is slated for the Cape Coast Stadium on Friday March 26 before the return leg in Abuja four days later.

Below is the Super Eagles squad:

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).

 

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