Gordon Strachan Names Squad For Nigeria FriendlyPublished: May 12, 2014
An analysis of the roster released on Monday afternoon revealed that 4 goalkeepers, 9 defenders, 10 midfielders and 5 strikers will practice with the Scottish side before the exhibition game with Nigeria at Craven Cottage.
The interesting name on the list is Watford midfielder Ikechi Anya, 26, who was eligible to represent the Super Eagles but chose Scotland towards the end of last year.
He has since gone to sport the colours of the Tartan Army 5 times since his debut against Belgium last September.
Glasgow Celtic, the champions of Scotland, have contributed 3 three players to the roster - Charlie Mulgrew, Scott Brown and Leigh Griffiths.
Goalkeepers: Cammy Bell (Rangers), Matt Gilks (Blackpool), David Marshall (Cardiff City), Allan McGregor (Hull City).
Defenders: Christophe Berra (Ipswich Town), Gary Caldwell (Wigan Athletic), Craig Forsyth (Derby County), Gordon Greer (Brighton and Hove Albion), Grant Hanley (Blackburn Rovers), Alan Hutton (Aston Villa), Charlie Mulgrew (Celtic), Andrew Robertson (Dundee United), Steven Whittaker (Norwich City)
Midfielders: Ikechi Anya (Watford), Barry Bannan (Crystal Palace), George Boyd (Hull City), Scott Brown (Celtic), Craig Bryson (Derby County), Chris Burke (Birmingham City), Graham Dorrans (West Bromwich Albion), Darren Fletcher (Manchester United), James McArthur (Wigan Athletic), James Morrison (West Bromwich Albion).
Leigh Griffiths (Celtic), Shaun Maloney (Wigan Athletic), Chris Martin
(Derby County), Ross McCormack (Leeds United), Steven Naismith
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