AFCON 2021: Nigeria starting XI unchanged for Sudan
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AFCON 2021: Nigeria starting XI unchanged for Sudan

Coach Augustine Eguavoen has recalled the same players who played in Nigeria’s 1-0 win against Egypt in their first Group D match.

Maduka Okoyo remains in goal as the pair of Taiwo Awoniyi and Kelechi Iheanacho lead the attack. The pair of Joe Aribo and Wilfred Ndidi retained their places in the midfield.

Here is the starting XI

1. Maduka Okoye
2. Ola Aina
22. Kenneth Omeruo
5. William Trost-Ekong (C)
12. Sanusi Zaidu
4. Wilfred Ndidi
10. Joe Aribo
14. Kelechi Iheanacho
15. Simon Moses
17. Samuel Chukwueze
19. Taiwo Awoniyi

On the Bench

16. Daniel Akpeyi, 23. Francis Uzoho, 21. Tyrone Ebuehi, 18. Alex Iwobi, Jamilu Collins, 26. Olisa Ndah, 25. Kelechi Nwakali, 8. Frank Onyeka, 7. Ahmed Musa, 11. Henry Onyekuru, 24.Umar Sadiq, 6. Semi Ajayi

The match starts 5pm Nigerian time.

Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Sportlineng.com. Talks sports with a great bias toward Basketball, Tennis, Field Hockey, and Football. Former media officer of Nigeria Hockey Federation. I have been in the business of Sports communication and marketing for more than 10 years. Not forgetting that I won the West African University Games, and the Nigeria University Games gold medals. You can find me on Twitter @1topham.

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