The Super Falcons star, Assisat Oshoala will start from the bench in today’s game against Germany in the women’s world cup.
The former African female footballer of the year is benched for Uchenna Kanu while Chinwendu Ihezuo should make her first appearance.
It yet to be known why coach Dennerby has decided to drop the star player.
It has not been the best of performance for the Barcelona star and the change may not be unconnected to this.
Former captain Evelyn Nwabuoku set to start her first game of the tournament in place of the suspended Ngozi Ebere.
Nigeria play Germany by 4pm Nigerian time today in a round of 16 match in the women’s world cup taking place in France.
By Uche Dozie