Etebo, Ahmed Musa Dazzle In 4-3-3 Formation, Iwobi, Ebuehi Steal The Show In 3-5-2 Formation


The Super Eagles training session witnessed by had the players shared into two formations in a mini test game held behind close doors at their camp in Russia.


Coach Gernot Rohr tested the two formations he will likely use in the opening game in group D against Croatia which is seven days away ‎as the World Cup draws near.

For the team lined up in the 4-3-3 formation Leicester City forward Ahmed Musa showed his relevance to the team with a strong showing with his pace causing John Ogu who defended for the team lined up in 3-5-2 formation lot of trouble.

Oghenekaro Etebo who has been tipped to gatecrash the line up for the Croatia game also put up an impressive performance using his pace and abilities in tight corners to good effect during the session.

Alex Iwobi lead the top performers for the team lined up in 3-5-2 with his vision splitting the defence led by Chidozie Awaziem and Kenneth Omeruo twice for the duo of Odion Ighalo and Victor Moses to wreck havoc.

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Dutch-Nigerian right back Tyronne Ebuehi continue to stake claim for the right full back spot with another near perfect display as a wing back for the team set up in 3-5-2. His form has already helped him displace Shehu Abdullahi as first choice right sided defender of the team.

Samuel Thompson