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How Olympics Eagles will line up against Libya U23: Uzoho starts in goal as Awoniyi-Osimhen lead the attack

As expected the the Belgium based duo of Taiwo Awoniyi and Victor Osimhen will lead Olympics Eagles attack in their must win by at least three goals clash against Libya this afternoon.

Super Eagles goalie, Francis Uzoho will start in goal since Adamu Abubakar is automatically ruled out of this tie because of his suspension.

The duo of Valentine Ozornwafor and Chidozie Awaziem will start in the heart of the defence in place Stephen Manyo and Joshua Akpudje who started last week.

In the midfield, Kelechi Nwakali, Azubuike, Samuel Chukwueze will be joined by Orji Okonkwo who didn’t make the first leg because of late arrival due to visa issues.

Nigeria U23 starting XI vs Libya

Francis Uzoho – Etiboy Akpan, Ebube Duru, Valentine Ozornwafor, Chidozie Awaziem – Azubuike Okechukwu (captain), Kelechi Nwakali, Samuel Chukwueze, Orji Okonkwo – Taiwo Awoniyi, Victor Osimhen

Subs: Olawale Oremade, John Lazarus, Joshua Akpudje, Adebayo Ojo, Kingsley Michael, Chidera Ezeh, David Okereke

Kick-off time inside the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba is 4pm.

African Independent Television (AIT) has announced it will show the match live.

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