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    The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL)leading top scorer Junior Lokosa and Simeon Nwankwo are the new faces that graced the 30 man provisional list released by Gernot Rohr ahead of the World Cup.

    Kano Pillars forward Lokosa recording 18 goals as at Match day 21 is getting his first call up as well as Crotone of Italy striker Nwankwo.

    A quintuple of Leon Balogun, Wilfred Ndidi, Etebo Oghenekaro, Joel Obi and Tyrone Ebuehi who are recuperating from injury also made the lists.

    The team is scheduled to take on DR Congo on May 28, before moving out to England to take on Three Lions in Wembley stadium on June 2 and Czech Republic on June 6.

    Full list:

    Goalkeepers:
    Francis Uzoho
    Ikechukwu Ezenwa
    Daniel Akpeyi
    Dele Ajiboye.

    Defenders:

    Leon Balogun
    William Troost- Ekong
    Kenneth Omeruo
    Brian Idowu
    Elderson Echejile
    Shehu Abdulahi
    Ola Aina
    Tyrone Ebuehi
    Stephen Eze
    Chidozie Awaziem.

    Midfielders:

    Mikel Obi
    Joel Obi
    Ogenyi Onazi
    Mikel Agu
    Etebo Oghenekaro
    John Ogu
    Uche Ago
    Wilfred Ndidi.

    Attackers:

    Odion Ighalo
    Ahmed Musa
    Moses Simon
    Victor Moses
    Junior Lokosa
    Simeon Nwankwo
    Alex Iwobi
    Kelechi Iheanacho.

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