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Friendly: Iwobi, Agu, Onyeka To Start In Midfield Vs Algeria

Friendly: Iwobi, Agu, Onyeka To Start In Midfield Vs Algeria

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr will likely parade the trio of Alex Iwobi, Mikel Agu and new invitee Frank Onyeka in the midfield against Algeria on Friday, Completesports.com reports.

The three-time African champions are without regulars Wilfred Ndidi, Joe Aribo and Oghenekaro Etebo for the game.

The trio, Completesports.com learnt have impressed head coach of the team Gernot Rohr in training and are likely to start against the Algerians.

Former Golden Eaglets captain Samson Tijani, who has also been impressive in training will start the game from the bench.

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Agu, who has been in and out of the Super Eagles in recently years will look to cement a starting berth in the team, while Onyeka will be desperate to replicate his club form at the international level.

Friday’s friendly game against Algeria will take place at the Worthersee Stadium, Klangefurt. Kick-off is 7.30pm Nigerian time.

The Super Eagles will also take on the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia in another friendly next week Tuesday at the Jacques Lemans Arena.

By Adeboye Amosu

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  • Emmy-Bäz 3 years ago

    Hope the match will be broadcasted by DSTV? Please and please, NTA should not think of broadcasting this match o, can’t stress my neck again, because the last Nigeria match they broadcasted which was against Benin republic was just shambolic…

    Up Super Eagles

  • Stiles 3 years ago

    I hope we’re supersport shows the match

  • FrankL 3 years ago

    I really fear for this midfeild against Algeria.

    • @Frankl
      nothing to fear….

      The highest thing ALGERIA can get from this match is draw case close….

      Rohr can’t loose to them twice….
      That is one thing about ROHR….

      But be sure of victory….

  • As expectes, No surprise here.

  • I would have prefered AJAYI, ONYEKA, NACHO midfield….

    Later on; AGU for ONYEKA…
    IWOBI for NACHO…


    1) YAKUBU (later OKOYE)
    2) EBUEHI
    3) SANUSI
    4) AJAYI
    5) EKONG
    6) BALOGUN
    7) MOSES for crosses, assist in defence (CHUKWUEZE sub.)
    8) IHEANACHO (IWOBI sub.)
    9) ONUACHU (DESSERS sub)
    10) ONYEKA (though DM; AGU sub.)
    11) MUSA, crosses, assist in defence (KALU sub.)





    FORMATION: 4-2-3-1

    (N/B: bcos of ONUACHU;…. MUSA & MOSES Should start & wheep in crosses for him.)

    substitution: only 6.

    Nna my own o!

    U can form urs….

    • Vince 3 years ago

      Do you have any coaching license?. I would want to recommend to a team

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