29th March, 2016
Interim coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, Samson Siasia has made a changes to his starting line up against the Pharaohs of Egypt in the second leg of the double header AFCON 2017 qualifiers which takes place 6:00 pm Tuesday at Borg El Arab Stadium, Alexandria, Cairo, Egypt.
In today’s match, Siasia listed West Ham star, Victor Moses who sat on the bench for the first leg on Friday.
The coach will also be starting with the home boy, Oghenekaro Etebo who scored Nigeria’s lone goal in Kaduna, while Umar Aminu will also be starting the crucial match which Nigeria must win at all costs.
The Eagles will be playing with new goalkeeper, Daniel Apeyi of Warri Wolves after Carl Ikeme was ruled out of the match.
Other players in the starting line up include Shehu Abdullahi, Stanley Amuzie, Godfrey Oboabona, Efe Ambrose, captain Mikel Obi, former skipper Ahmed Musa and Odion Ighalo.
On the bench are Anderson Echiejile, Kelechi Iheanacho, Azubuike Okechukwu, Simon Moses, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, goalkeeper of Sunshine Stars, Ogenyi Onazi and Alex Iwobi.
The team had 1 hour 15 minutes training Monday night after their arrival in Alexandria