Super Eagles gaffer, Gernot Rohr have released the starting line up for his team International friendly match against the Pharaohs of Egypt. He made some changes to the side that defeated Seychelles 3-1 on Friday knowing fully well that the likes of Francis Uzohor and Victor Osimhen were both on duty for the Under 23 side yesterday.
Replacing Uzohor is Daniel Akpeyi. In the defence line, Shehu Abdullahi, William Troost Ekong, Leon Aderemi Balogun and Jamilu Collins will start for Super Eagles.
The team will have a two (2) man midfield with John Ogu and Wilfred Ndidi. Behind the striker, we have Moses Simon, Alexander Iwobi and Henry Onyekuru while Paul Onuachu is left alone upfront in a 4-2-3-1 formation.
The game is expected to kick off by 6pm Nigerian time shifted from 4pm due to the hot weather and a game that is currently going on at the same Stephen Keshi Stadium Asaba Delta state.
Nigeria XI vs Egypt
William-Troost Ekong (C)
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