Argentina Release 22-man Squad List Including Messi, Aguero And Dybala Ahead of Nigeria Friendly Match

Argentina coach, Jorge Sampaoli has released a 22-man list ahead of upcoming friendly against Russia and Nigeria.

The 22-man list which includes names like Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero and Paulo Dybala.

The Argentine will face Russia on 10 November before taking on Nigeria four days later.

The Argentina coach, according to a report on, left out eight big stars playing abroad from the squad to face Russia and Nigeria in the friendlies billed for the Krasnodar Arena Stadium, but hinted that he will call up more players from the Argentine league for the clash.

Argentina squad

Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero (Manchester United), Nahuel Guzman (Tigres UANL), Agustin Marchesin (Club America)

Defenders: Javier Mascherano (Barcelona), Federico Fazio (Roma), Gabriel Mercado (Sevilla), Nicolas Otamendi (Manchester City), German Pezzella (Fiorentina); Eduardo Salvio (Benfica),

Midfielders: Lucas Biglia (AC Milan), Ever Banega (Sevilla), Marcos Acuna (Sporting CP), Leandro Paredes (Zenit), Emiliano Rigoni (Zenit), Matias Kranevitter (Zenit), Alejandro Gomez (Atalanta), Diego Perotti (Roma);

Forwards: Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Sergio Aguero (Manchester City), Mauro Icardi (Inter), Angel Di Maria (Paris Saint-Germain), Paulo Dybala (Juventus).


Farouk Mohammed

Farouk Mohammed is a Senior Editor at Okay Nigeria (Okay.NG). He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on Okay Nigeria.

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