Nigeria vs Tanzania: Ighalo And Musa To Start In Gernot Rohr’s First Match

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Nigeria vs Tanzania

Nigeria vs Tanzania – The Nigeria line-up has been finally released for the African Cup of Nations group G qualifier match against Tanzania.

The match is the first match for new Super Eagles technical Gernot Rohr, although the match has no impact. The Super Eagles are already out of the running for qualification surely. They however will play a World Cup qualifying match against Zambia next month.

Wolves goalkeeper Carl Ikeme is starting in goal and Leon Balogun and Rio Olympics star William Troost-Ekong in the center of the defense. The attack will also be led by English Premier League duo Ahmed Musa and Odion Ighalo.

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Futhermore, only two home-based players were named in the match day squad. They are Kano Pillars central defender Jamiu Alimi and FC IfeanyiUbah goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa.

Nigeria vs Tanzania line-up

See the full match-day squad below!

Starters: Carl Ikeme – Musa Mohammed, Elderson Echiejile, William Troost-Ekong, Leon Balogun – Ogenyi Onazi, Mikel Obi (Skipper), Kelechi Iheanacho, Victor Moses – Odion Ighalo, Ahmed Musa

Subs: Nosa Igiebor,Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Jamiu Alimi, Shehu Abdullahi, Wilfred Ndidi, Brown Ideye, Moses Simon.



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