See Argentina's 26-man squad for Nigeria friendly

See Argentina's 26-man squad for Nigeria friendly

Argentina Name Full 26-Man Squad To Face Nigeria : Messi, Aguero, Romero Included The Argentine Football Association have announced a final list of 26 players summoned for the World Cup qualifier against Nigeria, with four stars plying their trade in the domestic championship included.


The four local players that will be on the plane to Russia are Enzo Pérez  (River Plate), Fernando Belluschi (San Lorenzo), Darío Benedetto and Cristian Pavón (both Boca Juniors).

Manager Jorge Sampaoli has retained the likes of Barcelona pair Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano, Manchester City's Sergio Agüero, Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero and Paris Saint-Germain winger ángel Di María in the squad.The two-time world champions will face Russia at the Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow on Saturday, November 11, before traveling to Southern Russia for a game against Nigeria at the Krasnodar Stadium, Krasnodar on Tuesday, November 14.

 

Argentina 26-Man Squad For Nigeria Friendly

Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero, Nahuel Guzmán, Agustín Marchesín.

Defenders: Javier Mascherano, Federico Fazio, Gabriel Mercado, Nicolás Otamendi, Germán Pezzella, Emiliano Insúa.

Midfielders: Eduardo Salvio, Ever Banega, Marcos Acuña, Leandro Paredes, Emiliano Rigoni, Matías Kranevitter, Alejandro Gómez, Diego Perotti, Enzo Pérez, Fernando Belluschi

Strikers: Lionel Messi, Sergio Agüero, Mauro Icardi, Paulo Dybala, ángel Di María, Darío Benedetto and Cristian Pavón

Danjuma confident as Falconets fly to Morocco

The U20 Women National Team, Falconets, will arrive in Casablanca, Morocco on Friday morning ahead of a 2018 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup qualifying match against their Moroccan counterparts.Nigeria reached the second round of the African qualifying campaign after 9-0 aggregate trouncing of their Tanzanian counterparts in September. On arriving in Casablanca on Friday morning aboard a Royal Air Maroc flight from Lagos, the Falconets’ delegation will be flown to Sale, a city some 100 kilometres from Rabat, where they will battle the Moroccan U20 girls on Sunday evening. 

Determined to overcome opponents Morocco in Sunday’s match, Coach Christopher Danjuma conmfirmned  that he has enough information about the host team and will come up with the strategy to emerge victorious.

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