Rohr Releases Starting XI – Balogun Wears Captain Band, Ogu, Nwakaeme In, Uzoho Picked


Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr has revealed his starting line up for today’s game against Algeria shortly after the last training session of the team.


Goalkeeper Francis Odinaka Uzoho made the matchday squad, with Daniel Akpeyi missing out on selection while John Ogu was also selected for the first time under coach Gernot Rohr.

Anthony Nwakaeme will also make his debut as he is in the starting line up which also has Leon Balogun as captain, with William Troost-Ekong , Shehu Abdullahi ‎and Ola Aina completing the back four.

Line Up.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa

Shehu Abdullahi

Ola Aina

Leon Balogun

William Troost-Ekong

Ogehenekaro Etebo

John Ogu

Wilfred Ndidi

Anthony Nwakaeme

Alex Iwobi

Kelechi Iheanacho

Maxwell Pius

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