Mikel Played As Joker In Eagles Final Training Session, How They Lined Up


Contrary to reports the final training session of the Super Eagles of Nigeria had captain John Obi Mikel playing as a neutral man for both team and not for the B team.


The session was a short game meant to loosen the players up and it lasted only 45 minutes on one section of the pitch.

Coach Gernot Rohr juggled the players he would probably start against themselves with Anthony Nwakaeme and Alex Iwobi are in the starting line up released earlier playing against defenders who are also in the starting line up.

Team A

Ikechukwu Ezenwa

Shehu Abdullahi

Leon Balogun

William Troost-Ekong

John Ogu

Ola Aina

Shehu Abdullahi

Ahmed Musa

Wilfred Ndidi

Henry Onyekuru


Team B

Francis Uzoho ( Daniel Akpeyi)

Tyronne Ebuehi

Chidiebere Nwakali

Uche Agbo

Kenneth Omeruo

Chidozie Awaziem

Olarewaju Kayode

Anthony Nwakaeme

Alex Iwobi

Ogehenekaro Etebo

* Captain John Obi Mikel played as a neutral player.

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