Abdullahi: I’m Honoured To Make Nigeria’s Provisional World Cup Squad

Bursaspor of Turkey defender,  Shehu Abdullahi, is honoured to make Nigeria’s provisional squad for  the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, Completesportsnigeria. com (CSN) reports.

Abdullahi played a key role in the qualifiers as the Super Eagles edged out Zambia, Cameroon and Algeria to secure a place in the mundial.

The right-back barring any unforseen circumstances is expected to be named in the final 23-man squad for the competition.

“The journey started in 2015 when I made my debut. Ever since then, your tremendous support have been amazing. I’m honoured to be listed in the World Cup provisional squad. Thanks @thenff, Gernot Rohr & @NGSuperEagles backroom staff. Thanks Nigerian media!,” Abdullahi tweeted on Tuesday.

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The 25-yer old has been capped 12 times by Nigeria but is yet to register a goal on the international scene.

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He was part of the home-based Super Eagles team that came third at the 2014 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in South Africa.

The former Kano Pillars star also won bronze with Nigeria’s U-23 side at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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