Las selecciones clasificadas de Asia y África pusieron a disposición de la FIFA su lista de precandidatos que que integrarán la plantilla oficial que viajará al Mundial de Rusia, el cual comenzará a partir del 14 de junio.

Nigeria, Senegal, Túnez Marruecos y Egipto representarán al continente africano, mientras que Japón, Arabia Saudí, Australia, Irán y Corea del Sur representarán al asiático.

NIGERIA

Arqueros: Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Sunshine Stars), Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United), Francis Uzoho (Deportivo), Dele Ajiboye (Plateau United)

Defensores: William Troost-Ekong (Bursaspor), León Balogun (FCV Maguncia), Ola Aina (Hull City), Kenneth Omeruo ( Kasımpaşa), Brian Idowy (FC Amkar Perm), Chidozie Awaziem (Nantes), Abdullhai Sheshu (Bursaspor), Elderson Echiejile (Cercle Brugge), Tyronne Ebuehi (ADO La Haya), Stephen Eze (Lokomotiv)

Mediocampistas: Obi Mikel (Tianjin Teda), Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor), John Ogu (Hapoel Be'er Sheva), Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City), Uche Agbo (Standard de Lleja), Oghenekaro Etebo (Las Palmas), Joel Obi (Torino), Mikel Agu (Bursaspor).

Delanteros: Odion Ighalo (Changchun Yatai), Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscú), Victor Moses (Chelsea), Alex Iwobi (Arsenal), Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City), Moses Simon (KAA Gent), Junior Lokosa (Kano Pillars), Simeon Nwankwo (Football Club Crotone).

COREA DEL SUR

Arqueros: Kim Seung-gyu (Vissel Kobe), Kim Jin-hyeon (Cerezo Osaka) y Cho Hyun-woo (Daegu FC).

Defensores: Kim young-gwon (Guangzhou Evergrande), Jang Hyun-soo (FC Tokyo), Jung Seung-hyun (Sagan Tosu), Yun Yong-sun (Seongnam FC), Kwon Kyung-won (Tianjin Quanjian), Oh Ban-suk (Jeju United), Kim Jin-su (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors), Kim Min-woo (Sangju Sangmu), Park Joo-ho (Ulsan Hyundai), Hong Chul (Sangju Sangmu), Lee Yong (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors) y Go Yo-han (FC Seoul).

Mediocampistas: Ki Sung-yueng (Swansea City), Jung Woo-young (Vissel Kobe), Kwon Chang-hoon (Dijon), Ju Se-jong (Asan Mugunghwa), Koo Ja-cheol (Augsburgo), Lee Jae-sung (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors), Lee Seung-woo (Hellas Verona), Lee Chung-yong (Crystal Palace) y Moon Seon-min (Incheon United).

Delanteros: Kim Shin-wook (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors), Son Heung-min (Tottenham Hotspur), Lee Keun-ho (Gangwon FC) y Hwang Hee-chan (Salzburgo).

IRÁN

Arqueros: Alireza Beiranvand (Persepolis), Seyed Hossein Hosseini (Esteghlal), Rashid Mazaheri (Zob Ahan), Amir Abedzadeh (Maritimo/POR)

Defensores: Ramin Rezaeian (Ostende/BEL), Voria Ghafouri, Pejman Montazeri, Seyed Majid Hosseini, Omid Norafkan, Roozbeh Cheshmi (Esteghlal), Steven Beitashour (Los Angeles FC/USA), Seyed Jalal Hosseini, Mohammad Ansari (Persepolis), Mohammad Reza Khanzadeh (Padideh), Morteza Pouraliganji (Alsaad/QAT), Milad Mohammadi (Akhmat Grozny/RUS), Saeid AGhaei (Sepahan).

Mediocampistas: Saeid Ezatolahi (Amkar Perm/RUS), Masoud Shojaei (AEK Atenas/GRE), Ahmad Abdolahzadeh (Foolad), Saman Ghoddos (Ostersunds/SWE), Mahdi Torabi, Ali Gholizadeh (Saipa) (Saipa), Ashkan Dejagah (Notthingham Forest/ING), Omid Ebrahimi (Esteghlal), Ehsan Hajsafi (Olympiacos/GRE), Ali Karimi (Sepahan), Soroush Rafiei (Al Khor/QAT) y Vahid Amiri (Persepolis)

Delanteros: Alireza Jahanbakhsh (AZ Alkmaar/HOL), Karim Ansarifard (Olympiacos/GRE), Mahdi Taremi (Al Gharafa/QAT), Sardar Azmoun (Rubin Kazan/RUS), Reza Ghoochannejhad (Heerenveen/HOL), Kaveh Rezaei (Charleroi/BEL).

EGIPTO

Arqueros: Essam El Hadary (Al Tauun, KSA), Mohamed el Shennawy (Al Ahly), Sherif Ekramy (Al Ahly) y Mohamed Awad (Ismailiya).

Defensores: Ahmed Fathi (Al Ahly), Saad Samir (Al Ahly), Ayman Ashraf (Al Ahly), Mahmoud Hamdy (Zamalek), Mohamed Abdel Shafy (Al Fateh, KSA) Ahmed Hegazi y Ali Gabr (West Bromwich Albion, ING), Ahmed Elmohamady (Aston Villa, ING), Karim Hafez (Lens, FRA), Omar Gaber (Los Angeles, USA) y Amro Tarek (Orlando, USA).

Mediocampistas: Tarek Hamed (Zamalek), Mahmoud Abdel Aziz (Zamalek), Shikabala (Al Raed, KSA), Abdallah Said (KuPS, FIN), Sam Morsy (Wigan, ING), Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal, ING), Kahraba (Al Itihad, KSA), Ramadan Sobhi (Stoke City, ING), Trezeguet (Kasimpasa, TUR) y Amr Warda (Atromitos, GRE).

Delanteros: Marwan Mohsen (Al Ahly), Ahmed Gomaa (Al Masri), Kouka (Braga, POR) y Mohamed Salah (Liverpool, ING)

 

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