Nigerian fans react to Lokosa's Super Eagles invitation

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WorldStage Newsonline- Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr has released 30 men provisional list ahead of the World Cup in Russian Federation.

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) released the provisional list on Monday.

26-year-old Nwankwo gets his maiden worldwide call-up thanks to his fine form in the Italian topflight where he has scored six goals in his last seven outings.

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Football fans have praised the inclusion of Lokosa who has banged in 18 goals in the Nigerian league for Kano Pillars.

And four Goalkeepers made the list: Francis Uzoho, Daniel Akpeyi, Dele Ajiboye and Ikechukwu Ezenwa.

Nigeria is expected to face Croatia in their first group match at the 2018 World Cup at the Kaliningrad Stadium on Saturday, June 16, before games against Iceland (Volgograd, 22nd June) and Argentina (Saint Petersburg 26th June) in Group D.

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Defenders include: Stephen Eze, Tyronne Ebuehi, William Troost-Ekong, Leon Balogun, Olaoluwa Aina, Kenneth Omeruo, Bryan Idowu, Chidozie Awaziem, Abdullahi Shehu and Elderson Echiejile.

Other omissions include Brown Ideye, Dele Alampasu, Anthony Nwakaeme, Henry Onyekuru, Victor Osimhen and Kayode Olanrewaju.

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