Nigeria vs Serbia: Super Eagles lineup revealed

[ad_1]

Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr, has kept faith with midfielder, Joel Obi, goalkeeper Francis Uzoho and left-back, Bryan Idowu to start Tuesday’s friendly against Serbia.

Turkey-based midfielder and assistant captain of the team, Ogenyi Onazi, has also been called to the starting line-up.

He will be deployed in a three-man midfield alongside Joel Obi and Wilfred Ndidi.

Also expected to start in attack is Ahmed Musa in place of Odion Ighalo, while Kenneth Omeruo replaces the injured Leon Balogun.

There’s also a rare start for Tyronne Ebuehi who replaces the injured Shehu Abdulahi at right-back

The German tactician also kept faith with Victor Moses and Alex Iwobi on the flanks for the game.

A Super Eagles’ source told CSN, “He (Rohr) keeps people guessing and I think that unpredictability is what stands him out and that could be a good omen for us at the World Cup.”

The game will Kick-off time is 8pm.

Super Eagles likely line up:

Uzoho

Tyronne, Ekong, Omeruo, Idowu

Joel, Onazi, Ndidi

Musa, Moses, Iwobi.



[ad_2]

Source link

More News

President Buhari to Embark on Eight-Day Visit to Saudi Arabia, Perform Umrah

On Tuesday morning, President Muhammadu Buhari will begin an eight-day state visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, where he is expected to perform...

Senator-Elect Yar’Adua Commits to Delivering Change for Katsina Central District

Senator-elect Abdul’aziz Yar’Adua of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Katsina Central Senatorial District has vowed to deliver on his campaign promises to the...

Police Arrest Suspect in Brutal Killing of Pregnant Girlfriend in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has arrested Philibus Ibrahim, who allegedly strangled his pregnant girlfriend, 22-year-old Theresa Yakubu, in Tudun Wada Local Government Area...

2023 Polls: Group warns Governor Matawalle over inciting comments, blaming Nigerian military

The Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights (CALSER), a Civil Society Organisation, has accused Governor Bello Matawalle of displaying undemocratic tendencies following his...