Super Eagles Team sheet
Super Eagles line up

The official Super Eagles starting XI is out for the game against Egypt

Super Eagles interim boss Austin Eguavoen has decided to bench the likes Alex Iwobi, Ahmed Musa and dazzling dribbler Chidera Ejuke for Nigeria’s opening game in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations against Egypt.

Maduka Okoye takes his place in goal as expected, in what is his first appearance for Nigeria in a major competition.

Former Liverpool striker Taiwo Awoniyi starts in the number nine role, with Kelechi Iheanacho, Moses Simon and Samuel Chukwueze the other attacking options.
Nigeria’s starting lineup : Okoye; Aina, Troost-Ekong, Omeruo, Sanusi; Ndidi, Aribo, Iheanacho; Chukwueze, Awoniyi, Simon


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