Stephen Eze disappointed after omission from Nigeria World Cup squad

Stephen Eze disappointed after omission from Nigeria World Cup squad

Meanwhile, Gent attacker Simon has been put on standby and will travel with the team to London for a scan to ascertain the level of his injury.

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has dropped four players from his provisional 30-man squad: goalkeeper Dele Ajiboye, defenders Stephen Eze and Uche Agbo, and forward Junior Lokosa.

The squad, comprising 3 goalkeepers, 9 defenders, 7 midfielders and 5 attackers, will join Chelsea star Victor Moses in the United Kingdom as they prepare for the friendly game against England on Saturday.

"Sadly, my journey to the World Cup ends here".

Former Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi is the captain of the squad which must be whittled down to 23 by June 4, with the tournament starting on June 14.

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Attackers: Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho, Ahmed Musa, Odion Ighalo and Simy Nwankwo.

Coach of the Super eagles, Gernot Rohr, said the final result was not the most decisive factor in the match.

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday evening paid a surprise visit to the camp of the Super Eagles in Abuja.

The three times African champions will try England for size on Saturday at the Wembley Stadium, London in a friendly encounter before they wrap up their preparation for the global tournament with a game against Czech Republic on June 6.