Olympic Eagles head coach Imama Amapakabo has named captain Azubuike Okechukwu, Taiwo Awoniyi and Orji Okonkwo in his starting line-up for tonight’s make or mar U-23 AFCON 2019 Group B clash against Zambia, reports Completesports.com.
Amapakabo dropped Muyiwa Olabiran and Bright Enokhbare from the side that lost to Cote d’lvoire last Saturday, while Valentine Ozornwafor took the place of suspended Olisah Ndah who bagged a red card in the game.
Ozornwafor will be joined in defence by Sincere Seth, Stephen Bitok and Anthony Izuchukwu.
Captain Okechukwu will feature in midfield along with Kelechi Nwakali and Ndifreke Effiong.
Taiwo will lead the attack and will be flanked by Sunusi Ibrahim and Okonkwo.
The match will kick off at 7pm Nigerian time.
Olympic Eagles 1X Vs Zambia
Abubakar Adamu – Sincere Seth, Stephen Bitok, Anthony Izuchukwu, Valentine Ozornwafor – Okechukwu Azubuike (Captain), Ndifreke Effiong, Kelechi Nwakali – Sunusi Ibrahim, Taiwo Awoniyi, Orji Okwonkwo
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