Mexico announce full squad to face Nigeria

Coach Miguel Herrera has released his full squad to face the Super Eagles on March 5 in Atlanta, the United States
Mexico have released a full list of 24 players invited to play in their friendly against Nigeria on March 5 in Atlanta, Georgia.

El Tri coach Miguel Herrera had earlier released a list of eight players based in Europe with Manchester United's Javier Hernandez a.k.a Chicharito and Villareal's Giovani Dos Santos being among them.

The coach has added 16 players from the Mexican league with Leon and Club America producing four players each and Toluca two.

They will be without striker Carlos Vela who has not indicated interest in returning to the national side.

The match will take place at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States as part of preparation for the 2014 World Cup.

The last game between both sides ended 2-2 in 2013.

Nigeria will be without the services of striker Bright Dike who tore his Achilles tendon on Monday while training with his Major League Soccer club side Toronto FC. It is not yet known who his replacement will be.

While Nigeria are drawn in World Cup Group F alongside Argentina, Iran and Bosnia-Herzegovina, Mexico will play against hosts Brazil, Cameroon and Croatia in Group A.

Full Squad:

Goalkeepers: Jesús Corona - Cruz Azul, Moisés Muñoz - America, Guillermo Ochoa - Ajaccio
Defenders:  Paul Aguilar - Latin,  Enrique Pérez - Atlas, Juan Carlos Valenzuela - Latin,  Hector Moreno - Espanyol Barcelona, Rafael Marquez - Leon, Diego Reyes - Porto, Francisco Javier Rodriguez - Latin, Miguel Ponce - Toluca,  Layún Miguel - America 

Midfielders: Andrés Guardado - Bayer Leverkusen, José Juan Vazquez - Leon, Hector Herrera - Porto,  Juan Carlos Medina - America,  Isaac Brizuela - Toluca, Javier Aquino - Villarreal, Carlos Peña - Leon,  Luis Montes - Leon

Strikers: Giovani dos Santos - Villarreal, Alan Pulido - Tigers, Oribe Peralta - Santos, Javier Hernandez - Manchester United.