The jostling for positions is over, the squads declared, and 736 players have been given the ultimate honour of representing their country at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™. But who on that long list catches the eye, and for what reason? Here, FIFA.com takes a closer look at the numbers behind the men doing battle in Brazil.
Former Super Eagles assistant coach, James Peters has stated that the Super Eagles' final 23-man squad named by coach Stephen Keshi for the FIFA World Cup is "the best" available and called for support for the team.
Hostilities resume at the Nigerian Professional Football League on Wednesday across various centers across the federation. Leaders Sharks visit holders Pillars in Kano, as Enyimba host Gombe Utd in Aba while Wolves host Bayelsa United in rescheduled Week 12 fixtures on Wednesday
Most of the 30 players currently in the Super Eagles’ camp in Philadelphia, United States, are reportedly waiting anxiously to find out if they will be in the final squad for the Brazil 2014 World Cup, which kicks off on June 12.