Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has named his starting lineup ahead of Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game against Sierra Leone on Friday evening at Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City.
Maduka Okoye and Kevin Akpoguma, who was picked ahead of Tyronne Ebuehi and Ola Aina, will make their home debut against the Leone Star this evening.
Zaidu Sanusi will occupy the left-back position while Leon Balogun and William Troost-Ekong will be the two centre-backs.
Oghenekaro Etebo and Joe Aribo will occupy the defensive midfield while Alex Iwobi will be at the advanced position.
Victor Osimhen will lead the attack while clubless Ahmed Musa and Samuel Chukwueze will be wingers.
Super Eagles Starting Lineup vs Sierra Leone
Maduka Okoye , Zaidu Sanusi, Kevin Akpoguma, William Troost -Ekong, Leon Balogun, Peter Etebo, Joe Aribo , Samuel Chukwueze, Alex Iwobi, Ahmed Musa, Victor Osimhen