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African teammates in Russia who are rivals at club level

Ken Tuva
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Alex Iwobi and Victor Moses. The two players are both representing Nigeria. [Photo/Soccerway]

The World Cup in Russia kicks off in on June 14, with millions of fans across the globe looking forward to the grand event. 

Teams from across the continents have assembled their best firepower to try and clinch the coveted title. 

Africa has five representatives in Nigeria, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal. Just like other teams, Nigeria has teammates who are rivals at club levels. 

We look at the players who face each other week in week out in England. 

Victor Moses 

The Chelsea winger has had two wonderful campaigns with the former English champions and won the FA Cup at the end of last season. 

He is on the same team with players who they face each other regularly at club levels. 

Alex Iwobi

Iwobi is expected to lead the charge after another improved season with Arsenal. He has a bright future and has once been compared to Nigeria great J.J. Okocha.

Kelechi Ihenacho

The Leicester attacker was shipped out of Manchester City by Pep Guardiola but has the chance to showcase his talent in Russia. 

Odion Ighalo

The Watford star is another English Premier League player who will be turning out for Nigeria.


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