Nigeria failed to qualify for Qatar 2022, but which players should have made it to the World Cup if you were Jose Peseiro?

Super Eagles were eliminated by bitter rivals Ghana at the playoffs.

Therefore, the Super Eagles will be watching the World Cup from home as they failed to qualify for the competition.

Nigeria lost 4-0 to Portugal in an international friendly on Thursday night.

The World Cup kick off today with hosts Qatar facing Ecuador.

Below are the 26 players who could have made the cut if Nigeria had qualified.

Goalkeepers: Adeleye Adebayo (Hapoel Jerusalem), Maduka Okoye (Watford), Francis Uzoho (Omonia Nicosia)

Defenders: William Troost-Ekong (Watford), Bright Osayi Samuel (Fenerbahce), Zaidu Sanusi (FC Porto), Calvin Bassey (Ajax Amsterdam), Kevin Akpoguma (Hoffienham), Ola Aina (Torino), Kenneth Omeruo (Leganes), Tyrone Ebuehi (Empoli)

Midfielders: Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City), Frank Onyeka (Brentford), Alex Iwobi (Everton), Raphael Onyedika (Club Brugge), Joe Aribo (Southampton), Oghenekaro Etebo (Aris)

Attackers: Taiwo Awoniyi (Nottingham Forest), Victor Osimhen (Napoli), Moses Simon (Nantes), Ademola Lookman (Atalanta), Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal), Terem Moffi (Lorient), Paul Onuachu (Genk), Cyriel Dessers (Cremonese), Emmanuel Dennis (Nottingham Forest)


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