Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has made six changes to his starting eleven for tonight’s game against the Desert Foxes of Algeria in their last group game of the 2018 World Cup qualifier.

Having qualified for Russia and also considering the injuries to some key players, Rohr has opted to give other players a run in the team, with goalscorer from the game against Zambia, Alex Iwobi starting the game.

Ola Aina will be making his first start for Nigeria since switching nationalities, while Anthony Nwakaeme will be leading the lines in attack. John Ogu comes back into the starting line-up since the game against South Africa, as would both Oghenekaro Etebo and Kelechi Iheanacho.

The Super Eagles have already for the World Cup but are hoping to remain unbeaten through out the qualifiers.

Starting 11: Ikechukwu Ezenwa; Shehu Abdullali, William Troost Ekong, Leon Balogun, Ola Aina; Wilfred Ndidi, John Ogu, Oghenekaro Etebo; Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi, Anthony Nwakame

Very proficient in writing and talking about football, but has now found a new love in Athletics. Just a matter of time before I become a master on things pertaining to the tracks. Formerly the Content Manager-Sports at NigerianBulletin and Allsports, Christopher is now a Senior Sports writer at Making of Champions.


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