The Super Eagles of Nigeria have stepped up their preparations for the World Cup 2018 in Russia with confirmation from the coach Gernot Rohr that a total of 28 players have been called up for their first set of friendly games later this month.
The Eagles will trade tackles with Poland before taking on Serbia in another pre World Cup friendly as Rohr looks to put his team in shape before the start of the World Cup in June.
Speaking in a chat witnessed by Owngoalnigeria.com, the coach confirmed that 28 players will make the squad for the upcoming friendly games, with two players from the CHAN team included in the list.
”I am going to have a list of 28 players for the two games and there will be two players from the CHAN team of Morocco. I was there I saw all the games”, Rohr said in Lagos during the interview.
” I was living with them and my assistant Yusuf (Salisu) did a big job with Alloy (Agu), the goalkeeper trainer and also the medical staff, they did very well with Imama also. So it’s the same squad I have with me in my world cup.
“We are sure the informations are always first class informations. And then yes, so I will believe two players will be in the list, they can have a chance”, the coach concluded.