Flying Eagles coach Paul Aigbogun has named Tom Dele-Bashiru, Henry Offia and Nnamdi Ofoborh in his starting line up to face Qatar in their opening match of Group D at the Tychy Stadium reports Completesports.com.
The two-time runners up, Nigeria who are making a return to the event after missing out on the Korea Republic 2017 starts Olawale Oremade in goal.
Aigbogun deployed Rosenborg defender Igho Ogbu and Valentine Ozornwafor in central defence to be flanked by
Aliu Salawudeen and captain Ikouwem Udoh at right and left-back respectively.
In midfield, Jamil Mohammed will hold sway in the defensive midfield role with Bournemouth’s Nnamdi Ofoborh playing slightly ahead of him as the central midfielder while Tom Dele-Bashiru will play in the attacking midfield role.
Kingsley Michael will play on the flanks and Maxwell Effiom will play from the left flank with Henry Offia leading the line.
How Flying Eagles Will Play VS Qatar: Olawale Oremade GK;
Aliu Salawudeen, Ikouwem Udoh, Valentine Ozornwafor, Igho Ogbu, Midfielders; Jamil Mohammed; Forwards: Kingsley Michael, Tom Dele-Bashiru, Henry Offia, Nnamdi Ofoborh and Maxwell Effiom.