Gernot Rohr has confirmed Super Eagles Starting XI against Poland in tonight's pre-world cup friendly, and it shows that Deportivo de La Coruña goalkeeper Francis Uzoho will start in goal ahead of Enyimba's Ikechukwu Ezenwa, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.
Abdullahi Shehu, William Troost-Ekong, Leon Balogun and Brian Idowu have gotten Rohr's nod in his four-man defense tactic, meaning Ola Aina, Chidozie Awaziem as well as Elderson Echiejile will be on the bench.
Joel Obi will come in from the start in place of Eddy Onazi & will play as a central midfielder together with Wilfred Ndidi.
The 2 wing players in midfield are Arsenal's Alex Iwobi and Chelsea dazzler Victor Moses, while Kelechi Iheanacho will start the game away from his usual striker position as he has been deployed as a playmaker.
In the 4-4-1-1 formation to be deployed, ex- Watford star Odion Ighalo is in the lineup as the top striker.
Bursaspor defender William Troost-Ekong will be the team’s captain for tonight.
Super Eagles Starting XI Vs Poland will look like this: Uzoho – Shehu, Balogun, Troost-Ekong, Idowu- Ndidi, Obi, Iwobi, Moses – Iheanacho-Ighalo.
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