Super Eagles World Cup Opponent Name 23-man Squad, 12 on Standby

Super Eagles World Cup Opponent Name 23-man Squad, 12 on StandbyCredit: Getty Images

Nigeria’s World Cup opponent, Iceland, have announced a 23-man list for the tournament in Russia, 34 days to the kick off.

Heimir HallgrĆ­msson’s list is headlined by Everton midfielder, Gyfil Sigurdsson.


FIFA allowed for teams to announce a provisional list of 30-35 players by 14 May, before the final 23-man list to be finalised on 4 June.


Nigeria will name a provisional list on Monday.



Hannes Halldorsson GK
Runar Alex Runarsson GK
Frederik Schram GK
Johan Berg Gudmundsson
Kari Arnason
Alfred Finnbogason
Ari Freyr Skulason
Birkir Bjarnason
Birkir Mar Saevarsson
Bjorn Sigurdarson
Arnor Ingvi Traustason
Sverrir Ingi Ingason
Emil Hallfredsson
Gyfil Sigurdsson
Jon Dadi Bodvarsson
Holmar Orn Eyjolfsson
Olafur Ingi Skulason
Ragnar Sigurdsson
Rurik Gislason
Samuel Kari Fridjonsson
Aron Einar Gunnarsson
Albert Gudmundsson


Nigeria are housed in group D with Argentina, Croatia and Iceland, and theĀ Super Eagles face Iceland on 22 June at theĀ Volgograd Arena.

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