Super Eagles Training Session – How Team A Lined Up Against Team B – Musa Operates As False Nine


Yesterday the Super Eagles of Nigeria had their second training session ahead of Saturday’s game against South Africa in the race to be at next year Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.


The Eagles trained behind close doors as coach Gernot Rohr perfects his strategy for the game, where a win will seal Nigeria’s spot as group winners as they are currently leading South Africa with one point.

South Africa need a win or at least a draw to keep pace with Nigeria ahead of their final group game which will be away to Libya who are also in the running to qualify for the tournament. exclusively obtained reports of how the Super Eagles players lined up against themselves in yesterday’s session closely watched by Rohr and the rest of the technical crew.

We gathered team captain Ahmed Musa was played as the top striker with Kelechi Iheanacho playing alongside in a 4-4-2 formation for the Team A who were beaten 2-1 by Team B.


Team A:

Daniel Akpeyi

Ola Aina

Jamilu Collins

Leon Balogun

William Troost-Ekong

Oghenekaro Etebo

John Ogu

Alex Iwobi

Ahmed Musa

Kelechi Iheanacho

Samuel Kalu

Team B :

Ikechukwu Ezenwa ( Theophilus Afelokhai)

Olamilekan Adeleye

Bryan Idowu

Semi Ajayi

Kenneth Omeruo

Victor Osimhen

Samuel Chukwueze

Moses Simon

Isaac Success

Henry Onyekuru

Mikel Agu