By Anna Italia
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Italian Soccer Serie A
1 Italian Serie A player named in Nigeria 23-man World Cup Squad in Brazil by Head Coach Stephen Keshi: Lazio midfielder Ogenyi Onazi . Nigeria are in World Cup Group F: Iran, Bosnia Herzegovina, Argentina, and Nigeria.
Goalkeepers: Vincent Enyeama (Lille), Austin Ejide (Hapoel Be’er Sheva), Chigozie Agbim (Gombe United).
Defenders: Elderson Echiejile (Monaco), Efe Ambrose (Celtic), Godfrey Oboabona (Rizespor), Azubuike Egwuekwe (Warri Wolves), Kenneth Omeruo (Middlesbrough), Juwon Oshaniwa (Ashdod), Joseph Yobo (Norwich, on loan from Fenerbahce), Kunle Odunlami (Sunshine Stars).
Midfielders: John Mikel Obi (Chelsea), Ramon Azeez (Almeria), Ogenyi Onazi (Lazio), Reuben Gabriel (Waasland-Beveren), Michael Babatunde (Volyn Lutsk).
Forwards: Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow), Shola Ameobi (Newcastle), Emmanuel Emenike (Fenerbahce), Michael Uchebo (Cercle Brugge), Peter Odemwingie (Stoke), Victor Moses (Liverpool, on loan from Chelsea), Uche Nwofor (Heerenveen).
Italian Serie A Players in FIFA World Cup Group F:
Nigeria: 1 Italian Serie A player with France National Football team: Lazio midfielder Ogenyi Onazi
Bosnia Herzegovina: 2 Italian Serie A players with Bosnia Herzegovina National Football team: AS Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic and Lazio midfielder Senad Lulic.
Argentina: Catania goalkeeper Mariano Andujar, Napoli defender Federico Fernandez, Inter defender Hugo Campagnaro, Lazio midfielder Lucas Biglia, Inter Milan midfielder Ricardo Alvarez, Napoli forward Gonzalo Higuain, Inter Milan forward Rodrigo Palacio.
Iran: No Serie A players