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EXCLUSIVE: HOW EAGLES ARE LIKELY TO LINE UP AGAINST EGYPT

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A look at the team training session this evening showed a glimpse of how interim manager Samson Siasia could line up his team against the Pharaohs of Egypt.

In goal Carl Ikeme will keep his spot while Etim Matthew was once again skinned by another winger in Victor Moses after failing to stop Moses Simon in yesterday’s session which saw him drop out of the team for Shehu Abdullahi who was very solid.

Efe Ambrose and Godfrey Obaboana are guarantee to start as first choice centre back for the team following injury to Obaboana’s long term partner Kenneth Omeruo.

Stanley Amuzie lasted the whole session with the probables but Elderson Echiejile showed fine form for the possibles to suggest he might displace the Olhanense left full back and start against Egypt.

It appears John Obi Mikel and Okechukwu Azubuike are most likely to start in a 4-4-2 formation and Victor Moses sure look certain to start behind Odion Ighalo who will lead the team attack.

From the wings Moses Simon and Ahmed Musa are sure bet to start from the left and right respectively going by their form in training the last two days and three sessions.

Carl Ikeme (GK)
Shehu Abdullahi
Elderson Echiejile
Godfrey Obaboana
Efe Ambrose
Azubuike Okechukwu
Mikel Obi
Ahmed Musa
Moses Simon
Victor Moses
Odion Ighalo