Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has made two changes to his starting lineup against Benin for today’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against the Crocodiles of Lesotho at the Setsoto Stadium, Maseru, reports Completesports.com.
Girondis Bordeaux of France winger Sameul Kalu, who bagged the winning goal in Wednesday’s 2-1 home win against the Squirrels of Benin and left-back, Jamilu Collins have been put on the bench, replaced by Moses Simon and Chidozie Awaziem respectively.
Daniel Akpeyi will keep his position in goal, while Awaziem, William Troost-Ekong, Semi Ajayi and Ola Aina will man the defence line.
Leicester City’s Wilfred Ndidi, Joe Aribo and Alex Iwobi will operate from the midfield.
Victor Osimhen will lead the attack and he will be supported by Simon and Samuel Chukuweze.
The Lesotho – Nigeria clash will kick off at 5pm (Nigerian time) this evening.
Super Eagles Starting Lineup Vs Lesotho
Akpeyi – Awaziem, Troost-Ekong, Ajayi, Aina, Ndidi, Aribo, Iwobi, Simon, Chukuweze, Osimhen
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