Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr names starting line up to face Libya


Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has named his starting line up to face Libya in today’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.

The Super Eagles boss has handed Al Nassr’s Ahmed Musa the captaincy role.

Gernot Rohr will be deploying an attacking 4-2-1-3 to face the Mediterranean Knights.

Elche galkeeper Francis Uzoho maintains his place with central defenders Leon Balogun and William Troost Ekong protecting the shot stopper.

Jamilu Collins of Paderborn SC will operate as left back and Bursaspor’s Shehu Abdullahi as right back.

Wilfred Ndidi will partner Oghenekaro Etebo in holding midfield.

Musa will operate from the left wing with Samuel Kalu given the nod on the right wing.

Odion Ighalo has been licensed to spear head the attack with Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi playing right behind the Changchun Yatai striker.

The match will kick off at 4pm at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium.


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