English Premier League fans know all about Nigeria’s dynamic talent. Captain Jon Obi Mikel made 374 appearances for Chelsea from 2006-2017 and winger Victor Moses is a rising star for the London club. Alex Iwobi, 22, is one of Arsenal’s most promising attackers and Leicester City’s roster features three Nigerian national teamers—Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho, and Ahmed Musa. The Super Eagles play with pace and panache, and have the experience and commitment to beat any team on any given matchday. German coach Gernot Rohr has managed three other African nations during his career—don’t be surprised if he takes No. 47-ranked Nigeria to the knockout rounds.
Here, portraits of all 23 players on the 2018 World Cup squad.
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