Nigeria Portraits - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Nigeria World Cup Squad Photos

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.

Kenneth Omeruo Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Kenneth Omeruo John Obi Mikel Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images John Obi Mikel Victor Moses Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Victor Moses

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Alex Iwobi Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Alex Iwobi Tyronne Ebuehi Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Tyronne Ebuehi Leon Balogun Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Leon Balogun William Ekong Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images William Ekong Brian Idowu Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Brian Idowu Francis Uzoho Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Francis Uzoho Elderson Echiejile Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Elderson Echiejile Oghenekaro Etebo Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Oghenekaro Etebo Daniel Akpeyi Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Daniel Akpeyi Wilfred Ndidi Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Wilfred Ndidi Ogenyi Onazi Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Ogenyi Onazi Ikechukwu Ezenwa Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Ikechukwu Ezenwa Odion Ighalo Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Odion Ighalo Chidozie Awaziem Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Chidozie Awaziem Kelechi Iheanacho Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Kelechi Iheanacho Joel Obi Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Joel Obi Simy Nwankwo Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Simy Nwankwo Shehu Abdullahi Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Shehu Abdullahi Ahmed Musa Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Ahmed Musa John Ogu Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images John Ogu



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