FEAR grabs Ghanaians as Nigeria names squad for the WORLD CUP playoff || SEE FULL LIST


Nigeria have named a strong squad for the 2022 World Cup playoff against Ghana this month with captain Ahmed Musa and Leicester City duo Kelechi Iheneacho and Wilfred Ndidi included.

The squad is dominated by players who made Super Eagles for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Cameroon.

Leicester City winger Ademola Lookman has been invited weeks after he was cleared by FIFA to represent Nigeria having played for England at youth level.

Meanwhile, Chidozie Awaziem, Taiwo Aoniyi, Paul Onauchu, Jamilu Collins and Ogeni Onazi make the standby list.


The Black Stars will hosts the Super Eagles in Cape Coast on March 24, 2022 before traveling to Abuja for the second leg in three days times.

Nigeria are hoping to make it a seventh appearance at the Mundial, while Ghana is chasing a fourth participation after missing the tournament in 2018.

Both team suffered early exit at the Africa Cup of Nations with Ghana getting eliminated at the group stage.

Below is the squad:


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