Super Eagles XI Vs Egypt: Awoniyi, Iheanacho Relive Partnership


Coach Eguavoen has released the super eagles starting XI against the Pharaohs of Egypt.

The super eagles XI is headlined by Taiwo Awoniyi and Kelechi Iheanacho in the attack.

The two forwards will be rolling back the years to 2013 when they were the front two for the national U17 team.

Iheanacho scored six goals while Awoniyi netted four times to lead Nigeria to glory in the United Arab Emirates.

Interim coach Eguavoen is fielding what looks like a 4-2-3-1 formation for the game against Egypt.

Super Eagles XI vs Egypt

The match will hold at 5 pm Nigerian time at the Roumde Adjia stadium in Garoua

In goal for the team is Okoye while the duo of Omeruo and vice-captain, Ekong will be the defensive pairing.
Ola Aina and Zaidu are the wing-backs in the lineup.

Ndidi, Aribo, are the first line of midfield while Iheanaho alongside Simon Moses and Chukwueze will be providing the width in attack.

Taiwo Awoniyi steps up for his second cap to lead the attack.

Furthermore, the substitute list includes:

Daniel Akpeyi and Francis Uzoho are the reserve goalkeepers for the super eagles XI.
Also, captain Ahmed Musa will start from the bench alongside Sadiq Umar Henry Onyekuru, Ahmed Musa and, Frank Onyeka.
Others are, Tyrone Ebuehi, Olisa Ndah, Semi Ajayi, Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Nwakali, Chidera Ejuke.

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