Argentina  2

Austria  2

Belgium  2

Brazil  2

Bulgaria  2

Cameroon  2

Chile  2

Colombia  2

Croatia  2

Denmark  2

England  2

France  2

Germany  2

Iran  2

Italy  2

Jamaica  2

Japan  2

México  2

Morocco  2

Netherlands  2

Nigeria  2

Norway  2



Saudi Arabia  2

Scotland  2

South Africa 2

South Korea

Spain  2


United States

Yugoslavia  2

 Nigeria: The 22 for France 98

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( June 3 was the deadline to submit the final roster.)

The list that Coach Bora Milutinovic presents is made up up of: (first number followed by a period is the number on the shirt that will be worn by the player, last number is the date of birth)


1. Peter Rufai (Deportivo La Coruña, Spain), born 24.08.1963

12. Willy Okpara (Orlando Pirates, South Africa), born 07.05.1968

22. Abiodun Baruwa (Sion, Switzerland), born 16.11.1974

Bora Milutinovic, who at the time of this picture was still employed by México, will coach in his 4th World Cup.

The shirt says "Confía en México", "Trust in México"



19. Ben Iroha (Elche, Spain), born 29.11.1969

2. Jero Shakpoke (Reggiana, Italy), born 05.12.1979

5. Uche Okechukwu (Fenerbahce, Turkey), born 27.09.1967

17. Augustine Eguavoen (Torpedo Moscow, Russia), born 19.08.1965

6. Taribo West (Inter Milan, Italy), born 26.03.1974

16. Uche Okafor (Kansas City Wizards, USA), born 08.08.1967

3. Celestine Babayaro (Chelsea, England), born 29.08.1978


15. Sunday Oliseh (Ajax, Netherlands), born 14.09.1974

8. Mutiu Adepoju (Real Sociedad, Spain), born 22.12.1970

10. Augustine "Jay-Jay" Okocha (Fenerbahce, Turkey), born 14.08.1973

21. Godwin Okpara (Strasbourg, France), born 20.09.1972

11. Garba Lawal (Roda JC, Netherlands), born 22.05.1974

18. Wilson Oruma (Lens, France), born 30.12.1976


14. Daniel Amokachi (Besiktas, Turkey), born 30.12.1972

13. Tijjani Babangida (Ajax, Netherlands), born 25.09.1973

4. Nwankwo Kanu (Inter Milan, Italy), born 01.08.1976

20. Victor Ikpeba (Monaco, Monaco), born 12.06.1973

9. Rashidi Yekini (FC Zurich, Switzerland), born 23.10.1964

7. George Finidi (Rea Betis, Spain), born 15.04.1971

Goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu lost his place in the squad when he broke his arm while playing for his Swiss club FC Zurich.

All of those invited to play for the Nigeria side at the World Cup finals play for overseas clubs.

Comments? Additions? Predictions?



Sunday Oliseh


Nwankwo Kanu


Celestine Babayaro


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