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SURPRISE: See How AS Roma Of Italy Announced Super Eagles World Cup Squad List

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UEFA Champions League semi-finalists, AS Roma of Italy surprised many Nigerians on Thursday when its verified Twitter handle described the Super Eagles of Nigeria as “our”.

The Italian giants did this while announcing the 30-man provisional World Cup squad of the Super Eagles.

Along with an infographic of the entire list by playing positions, there was a caption: “The #SuperEagles have announced a provisional 30-man squad for the @FIFAWorldCup – with 7 players due to be cut before the final list is submitted. Stay tuned for more updates from the @NGSuperEagles camp ahead of our opening match against Croatia on June 16.
#ForzaSuperEagles”

This immediately sparked talks among teeming Nigerian fans of the Super Eagles that the account is being managed by a Nigerian.

See screenshot of the tweet:

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