Lookman & Osimhen headline Nigeria squad

Lookman & Osimhen headline Nigeria squad
Atalanta's Ademola Lookman celebrates after scoring the 2-0 goal during the Italian Serie A soccer match between Atalanta BC and UC Sampdoria, in Bergamo, Italy, 28 January 2023. EPA/MICHELE MARAVIGLIA

by Staff Reporter

Friday Mar 17, 2023. 13:00

Nigeria head coach José Peseiro has named star forwards Ahmed Musa, Victor Osimhen and Ademola Lookman in his latest squad.

The 23-man squad will take on the Djurtus of Guinea Bissau in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixtures – home and away later this month.

Nigeria and Guinea-Bissau are scheduled to meet at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja from 5pm on Friday, 24th March.

The two teams will then make it a second date at the Estadio 24 de Setembro in Bissau on Monday, 27th March, also starting from 5pm.

Nigeria players are expected to start arriving at the team camp in Abuja on Sunday, 19th March.


Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (AC Omonia, Cyprus); Victor Sochima (Rivers United); Kingsley Aniagboso (Giant Brillars)

Defenders: Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England); Bright Osayi-Samuel (Fenerbahce SK, Turkey); Kevin Akpoguma (TSG Hoffenheim, Germany); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Calvin Bassey (FC Ajax, The Netherlands); Daniel Bameyi (YumYum FC); Zaidu Sanusi (FC Porto, Portugal); Bruno Onyemaechi (Boavista FC, Portugal)

Midfielders: Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Frank Onyeka (Brentford FC, England); Alex Iwobi (Everton FC, England); Joe Aribo (Southampton, England)

Forwards: Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Ahmed Musa (Sivasspor K, Turkey); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal CF, Spain); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Ademola Lookman (Atalanta BC, Italy); Terem Moffi (OGC Nice, France); Victor Osimhen (Napoli FC, Italy); Paul Onuachu (Southampton FC, England)

Source: NFF

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